[csw-users] error updating CSWqawk

Mike Gerdts mgerdts at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 01:45:19 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 5:43 PM, Ben Walton <bwalton at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Excerpts from Glen Gunselman's message of Wed Jun 23 18:28:44 -0400 2010:
> Hi Glen,
>> /opt/csw/gnu/awk <symbolic link>
>> pkgadd: ERROR: unable to create package object </opt/csw/gnu/awk>.
>>     pathname does not exist
>>     unable to create symbolic link to <../bin/gawk>
> It looks as though the 'gnulink' is being delivered before the actual
> binary being linked to.  This is a packaging bug.  Please file one
> against the package in our mantis database.

You should be able to create symbolic links to things that don't
exist.  This looks to me like the directory /opt/csw/gnu does not
exist (or /opt/csw/gnu exists as a file or dangling symlink).

Mike Gerdts

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