Subject: Re: pbulk documentation
To: NetBSD pkgsrc Discussion <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/30/2007 15:33:04
On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 04:59:10PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> I must have missed some announcement of Joerg where he explained what those 
> cryptic words in his pbulk reports mean, like indirect-failed and 
> prefailed. Can someone point me to the relevant messages?

(a) The package could not be scanned correctly due to a
parse error etc.
(b) The package has an explicit BROKEN or matching ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM
etc. line.

The package depends on something that is prefailed or itself

The package depends on a package that did not build.