Subject: Re: package db on MacOS 10.3
To: Jeff Rizzo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Juan RP <email@example.com>
Date: 02/10/2005 17:51:44
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On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 08:48:10 -0800
Jeff Rizzo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I wanted to play with some newer packages on my powerbook, so I set up a
> second pkgsrc tree with sources about 6 months more recent than my
> previous one (current as of yesterday), and did a fresh bootstrap and
> everything, then started building packages with 'make package'. Much to
> my surprise, after a successful build, pkg_info wasn't showing the newly
> compiled packages as installed! I was able to succesfully pkg_add them,
> A little more investigation showed that when doing the 'make package',
> the registration info is put in /var/db, while pkg_info and pkg_add put
> things in the --pkgdbdir I configured at bootstrap.
> Am I forgetting to do something here? This seems like a problematic
> situation... things should be consistent. Suggestions?
What's the value of PKG_DBDIR? (try it in a pkg directory with make -V).
Do you have this specified in mk.conf?
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