Subject: Re: pkg_install Catch-22
To: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
Date: 04/18/2005 22:02:28
On Aug 5, 2:01am, Curt Sampson wrote:
} The usual message:
} /usr/pkg/bin/sudo ===> pkg_install-20050204 is already installed - perhaps an older version?
} So let's try it!
} [snip various failed attempts]
} Hm. What do I do? Wipe out /usr/pkg and start from scratch?
Wouldn't help since it would be checking the database in
/var/db/pkg. :-> The answer is 'make update'. Until recently
pkg_install didn't get listed as an installed package. But, now that
it is, you have to use 'make update' instead of 'make install' to
}-- End of excerpt from Curt Sampson