Subject: pkgsrc installation problems, here: standalone-tcsh
To: None <>
From: Hauke Fath <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/12/2005 11:55:51

my attempt to update the shells/standalone-tcsh package from 6.13 to 
6.14 ended up in a catch-22 situation: Depending on the invocation, 
the pkg tools fail either claiming the package is installed, or 
claiming the package is not installed -- see pkg/32285 for details.

Since what I see here is not unlike the contradicting messages you 
get when you update pkgtools/pkg_install, it would seem to me that 
this corner of the pkgsrc install process lacks consistency and 



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