pkg_create error help
kris at obsecurity.org
Sat May 24 15:17:31 PDT 2003
On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 09:39:03AM -0500, Jim Flowers wrote:
> I run a number of FreeBSD 4.X servers going back to 4.4. When I download a
> port that wasn't included in the release, it makes and make installs OK until
> I get the error below. Then I rm -r /var/db/pkg/portname to get rid of the
> partial record (else it causes reporting problems) and the port works fine.
> Is there anything I can do to get around this without updating the OS (these
> are production servers)? Looks like it is just a wrong parameter or a
> missing set of quotes wherever pkg_create is called from
It's likely to do with a command-line option to pkg_create that is not
present on FreeBSD 4.4. You'd have to either try updating the
pkg_tools to newer code or hack bsd.port.mk to not use the newer option.
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