Subject: Re: pbulk documentation
To: NetBSD pkgsrc Discussion <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/30/2007 17:09:25
On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 04:44:02PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> 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?

Actually, they are logged in the scan results. I haven't included them
in the report, because I didn't want to bother unquoting the strings to
make them readable. That is not really a nice thing :-(