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Re: [HEADS UP] pkgsrc default database directory changed

On Sun, Dec 13, 2020 at 01:00:28AM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
>      Okay, figured it out.  The step to copy pkg_* from /usr/pkg/sbin
> to /usr/sbin was stated to be necessary only if /usr/sbin is first
> in $PATH so I hadn't done that.  I was looking at pbulk.conf and
> noticed that it said that pkg_* had to be outside ${PREFIX}.  That
> was the "ah ha!" Since /usr/sbin is null mounted into the sandbox,
> doing the copy fixed pbulk.  Maybe this point should be emphasized
> that it is need for pbulk.

Thanks for tracking this down.

I've removed references to the PATH preference some days ago.

I've added an explicit reminder to update pkg_install in all sandboxes
to the pbulk section.


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