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Re: "pkg_chk -l" on NetBSD-5/i386

On 9 Jul 2011 at 22:05, David Lord wrote:

> Hi
> "pkg_chk -l" on NetBSD-5/i386
> I've been using pkg_chk for several years but now tried an option
> never previously used, "pkg_chk -l", meant to to give a sorted
> list of packages in best order for install on the remote pc. On
> the way to attempting to sort out what I was doing wrong I did a
> clean chroot build using 'pkg_chk -a -s -B' which completed 
> without problem in about 16 hours for 490 packages.
> "pkg_chk -l" still results in:
>         "*** archivers/arc - Unable to extract pkgname"
>         ........
>         "*** x11/xtrans - Unable to extract pkgname"
> for each of entries in pkg_chk.conf.
> What am I doing wrong?

I've found that if I use "pkg_chk -n -b -l" the output
is a list of packages so I will try using that for a
test update from packages.


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