Subject: Re: pkgsrc problems
To: James Tuman Nelson <>
From: Martin Weber <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/24/2001 02:16:00
On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 03:47:45PM -0800, James Tuman Nelson wrote:
> I have been trying to install fvwm2, fvwm1, and suse_linux under
> NetBSD-1.5.2, using the latest pkgsrc tar file, on my i386 box.  I have
> the following problems:
> fvwm1 and fvwm2:  Problem with PLIST, as follows
> 'cat:/usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/x11-links/pkg/PLIST: No such file or
> directory' 'Error code 1' 'Stop'
> suse_linux:  rpm installation causes an error, 'sed:
> /usr/pkgsrc/misc/rpm/pkg/DEINSTALL: No such file or directory'  etc.
> I have successfully installed these under NetBSD-1.5.  I have also
> successfully installed a number of other packages under NetBSD-1.5.2.
> Any advice?  Thanks in advance.
> Jim Nelson

Just lately pkgsrc was upgraded to kill the 'pkg' subdirectories
throughout the hierarchy. Get a fresh pkgsrc [cvs, sup, whatsoever],
and stuff will work.

Martin Weber