Better pkg bootstrapping instructions?

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Wed Feb 13 10:23:34 UTC 2013

On Sat, Feb 02, 2013 at 09:46:41PM -0800, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> Especially on -CURRENT, it's not going to be uncommon
> to see things like this:
> The package management tool is not yet installed on your system.
> Do you want to fetch and install it now? [y/N]: y
> Bootstrapping pkg please wait
> pkg: Error fetching Not Found
> It would be nice if the next line said:
>   "A pre-built version of pkg could not be found for your system."
>   "Please install it from source using the ports-mgmt/pkg port."
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Would this fit, in particular the wording?

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