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Re: bin/49668: bootstrap fails on Debian wheezy/sid

The following reply was made to PR pkg/49668; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: bin/49668: bootstrap fails on Debian wheezy/sid
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:56:15 +0000

 On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 05:30:01AM +0000, wrote:
  > On the first attempt, it failed with an error about
  > "bootstrap-mk-files-20140516" already existing.  I removed the work
  > directory and tried again.  Same failure.  Switched from the tar.gz
  > version to the cvs checkout.  Same failure.  There's probably
  > terrible and strange about my system.
 If you had a previous installation and you nuked it, did you nuke the
 package database as well as /usr/pkg? It goes by default in a
 different subtree in /var. That's the most common cause of problems
 like this... not that it's necessarily what's happening.
  > This PR is probably trash and should be deleted, but I did want to
  > offhandedly mention that pkgsrc failed for me.
 nah, it's supposed to work :-)
 David A. Holland

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