[csw-users] Problem Installing pkg_get

James Lee james at blastwave.org
Mon Jun 4 11:13:48 CEST 2007

On 03/06/07, 18:56:35, "Ed." Lott <ed at lott.com> wrote regarding [csw-users]
Problem Installing pkg_get:

> # pkgadd -d /root/pkg_get.pkg all


> ## Processing system information.
>      bad entry read from contents file
>      - pathname: /opt/sfw/docs/b
>      - problem: incomplete entry
> pkgadd: ERROR: unable to merge package and system information

Please verify your file /root/pkg_get.pkg.  Below are some results for
the file that is on the mirrors.

$ wget http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/blastwave.org/pkg_get.pkg
           => `pkg_get.pkg'
Resolving www.mirrorservice.org...,,, ...
Connecting to www.mirrorservice.org||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 66,560 (65K) [text/plain]

==========>] 66,560       153.66K/s             

10:11:10 (153.24 KB/s) - `pkg_get.pkg' saved [66560/66560]

$ ls -l pkg_get.pkg
-rw-r--r--   1 james    staff      66560 Aug  5  2006 pkg_get.pkg
$ cksum pkg_get.pkg
3049533512      66560   pkg_get.pkg
$ gmd5sum pkg_get.pkg
d3019c7a6f60ed480b01a5722abc5261  pkg_get.pkg
$ sudo pkgadd -d pkg_get.pkg all

Processing package instance <CSWpkgget> from </home/james/pkg_get.pkg>

pkg_get - CSW version of automated package download tool
(all) 3.7
You may use and copy this software without charge, as you see fit.
The software is copyright (C) Philip Brown, Nov 2000-2006

Dont forget to update /opt/csw/etc/pkg-get.conf with your nearest archive
(or /etc/opt/csw/pkg-get.conf)

Dont stick with the default of ibiblio.org: it's very slow!

Using </opt/csw> as the package base directory.
## Processing package information.
## Processing system information.
   7 package pathnames are already properly installed.
## Verifying disk space requirements.
## Checking for conflicts with packages already installed.
## Checking for setuid/setgid programs.

This package contains scripts which will be executed with super-user
permission during the process of installing this package.

Do you want to continue with the installation of <CSWpkgget> [y,n,?] y

Installing pkg_get - CSW version of automated package download tool as

## Installing part 1 of 1.
[ verifying class <none> ]
## Executing postinstall script.

/opt/csw/etc/pkg-get.conf already exists. Not altering it.

Installation of <CSWpkgget> was successful.


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