Subject: Re: pkg_add OS mismatch
To: grant beattie <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/18/2005 10:32:48
On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 11:24:58AM +1000, grant beattie wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 02:50:53AM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> > Hm.  Looking at the output of "pkg_add -v zsh" (in attachment), I
> > noticed some failures on files being created in /var/tmp.  I symlinked
> > /var/tmp to /tmp (as I usually do but forgot in this machine), and now
> > it works fine.  What could have been wrong?  
> did you not have a /var/tmp previously? the base NetBSD installation
> should have created this directory for you...

I had /var/tmp (it had vi.recover in it) and it had lots of free space.