Subject: Re: gettext-lib fails to see installed libiconv
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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, email@example.com 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 bsd.prefs.mk 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>