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Date:      Sun, 18 Feb 2007 14:32:53 -0500
From:      Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org>
To:        Richard Collyer <richard@firebadger.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: pkg_version: not found
Message-ID:  <20070218193252.GB54293@xor.obsecurity.org>
In-Reply-To: <45D82F27.6050207@firebadger.net>
References:  <45D79AE6.6090405@firebadger.net> <C4045F0E-A2C0-466C-B864-A2C9C340F315@goldmark.org> <45D82F27.6050207@firebadger.net>

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On Sun, Feb 18, 2007 at 10:49:11AM +0000, Richard Collyer wrote:
> Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
> >
> >On Feb 17, 2007, at 6:16 PM, Richard Collyer wrote:
> >
> >>there is no pkg_version in that dir but pkg_version -v works. Odd no?
> >
> >Try
> >
> >  which pkg_version
> >
> >to find out the path of the one that is working.  Also try
> >
> >  whereis pkg_version
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> [richard@brian:~] $ which pkg_version
> /usr/sbin/pkg_version
> [richard@brian:~] $ whereis pkg_version
> pkg_version: /usr/sbin/pkg_version /usr/share/man/man1/pkg_version.1.gz
> 
> 
> I'm guessing a sym link from /usr/local/sbin/ to the correct location 
> would be ok?
> 
> Didn't realise that 5.4 was eol just yet. Might look at doing a upgrade 
> to 6 this week.

It's not yet entirely EOL, but support for anything but the latest
release on the stable branch is never guaranteed so in practise, older
releases do not work as well.

Kris



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