Subject: Re: upload not working on 2006Q2
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/10/2006 20:06:23
Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> since the sort-package pullup, it seems the upload script is not working
> anymore on the stable branch. The tail of the output is:
> upload> Checking for out of date packages:
> Reading pkgsrc database: 6018 / 6018 (6117 / 6117) pkgs...done
> upload> Checking for restricted and vulnerable packages
> /usr/pkgsrc/mk/bulk/sort-packages: pkg_info_cmd: parameter not set

The pullup has not been done completely. As I'm on holidays, can someone
else please request the pullup of the latest version of the upload and
sort-packages programs?

> upload> Calculating checksum files...
> cd: can't cd to security/gnupg
> upload> ERROR: Unable to install required package security/gnupg!
>         Bailing out -- you're on your own.


> of course pkgsrc/security/gnupg exists. I'm also wondering about the
> "pkg_info_cmd: parameter not set" output.

This has been fixed in HEAD, but not yet been pulled up.