Subject: Re: pbulk documentation
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/30/2007 16:44:02
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> 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?
> prefailed:
> (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.

Currently, the PKG_FAIL_REASONs are not logged anywhere. Could you 
please add that, so that the reasons appear in the pbulk report?