[csw-users] bug in pkg-get

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Sat Sep 6 20:27:18 CEST 2008

Hi Matt,

Am 05.09.2008 um 03:11 schrieb Matthew Hannigan:
> On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 02:21:48AM +0200, Peter Bonivart wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 8:50 AM, Klaus Heinz  
>> <khfp.blastwave0704 at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> pkg-get destroys existing files "catalog" and "descriptions" in the
>>> current directory when performing implicit updates of the catalog.
>> I've also noted that it leaves catalog files all over the place. Even
>> worse if one had files named catalog and descriptions in the current
>> directory of course.
> Similarly, if you have a directory named after the package in your  
> current
> directory it silently uses that instead of the repo, leading to  
> strange
> error messages.
> This has bitten me twice.
> In general it's bad form to rely on or use anything in the current  
> directory
> by default; the tool can change behavior depending on $pwd.

Have you files a bug report in mantis?
If not, please do so.


   -- Dago

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