Strange pkg_info output

Jorn Argelo jorn at
Tue May 25 11:15:50 PDT 2004

Chuck Swiger wrote:

> Jorn Argelo wrote:
>> Recently I came across something which kind of bothered me. Every 
>> time when pkg_info removes and/or registers a package it gives this 
>> output:
>> pkg_info: package bsdpan-DBD-mysql-2.9003 has no origin recorded
>> pkg_info: package bsdpan-DBI-1.42 has no origin recorded
>> pkg_info: package bsdpan-GD-1.19 has no origin recorded
> I've seen the same type of messages either when updating a Perl module 
> using CPAN, or now when using perl-5.8.4 (via local modification to 
> the port).
>> Should I be worried about this? Or, how do I fix this?
> The messages are annoying but mostly harmless.  I suspect that the 
> package dependency information is no longer reliable, however, but if 
> you are already updating Perl software past the versions currently in 
> the ports repository, hopefully you know what you are doing.  :-)

No, I won't. I always build everything from the ports-tree.

> I would be interested in a fix for this as well, however.
Thanks for your reply.



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