Subject: Re: gettext-lib fails to see installed libiconv
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/17/2004 14:46:23
On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 05:37:05PM +0000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 10:33:26AM -0400, wrote:
> > 
> > I've found a workaround for this problem which could point to other issues.
> > It appears that _PKG_DBDIR is set to different values in based
> > on whether or not pkgviews are being used.  If pkgviews are being used,
> > pkg_admin is set to search DEPOTBASE for installed packages.  If pkgviews
> > aren't being used, PKG_DBDIR is searched for installed packages.  My
> > problem occurs because libiconv is not using pkgviews at the moment and
> > isn't in the package depot.  All packages have entries in PKG_DBDIR don't
> > they?  Why isn't this directory always searched?
> No, this is wrong.  You should uninstall your libiconv and reinstall
> it using pkgviews.

Alright.  After some more investigation I've found that libiconv will not
install as a pkgview pkg on my system.  Is there anything I could check
other than grabbing a latest copy of the tree from cvs?
Ben Secrest <>