Subject: Re: pkg_add OS mismatch
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/18/2005 11:07:15
On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 10:57:16AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> I'm not sure what exact errors you mean. The only things I see are like
> 	ftp> nlist zsh /var/tmp/pkg.00570a
> 	pkg_add: nlist failed!
> at the start, which are normal - you probably ran "pkg_add zsh", and
> pkg_add will try a number of names to find the binary package then - zsh,
> zsh.tgz. zsh.tbz and finally zsh-*.t[bg]z to match anything including a
> version number. (The result of the latter match is then scanned more
> closely for more specific matching of pkg patterns, but that is done in a
> seperate step after the 'nlist' command in FTP gave a first list).
> So what you see there is normal behaviour, no errors involved.

It had an exit code of 1, and zsh did not get installed.  That's an error,
right? :-)