Subject: Re: problems installing pkgsrc packages; no such file /usr/pkg/PLIST
To: VaX#n8 <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/04/2004 13:23:37
On Tue, 4 May 2004, VaX#n8 wrote:

> I tried "touch /usr/pkg/PLIST" but then it complains about not being able
> to find /usr/pkg/DESCR.  Why is it not using the PLIST in
> /usr/pkgsrc/security/cfs, which is where I'm running "make install"?

Do you have ${PKGDIR} set in your environment?

> Relevant history so far:
> upgraded in-place from old NetBSD (1.4) to 1.6, then 1.6.1, then 1.6.2
> untarred pkgsrc.tar.gz to /usr/pkgsrc
> created a package /usr/pkgsrsc/security/tcfs; won't install b/c of this error
> tried installing extant packages like cfs; same problem