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Date:      Tue, 03 Jun 1997 23:24:54 -0700
From:      "Jordan K. Hubbard" <>
To:        Tim Pushor <>
Cc:        ports@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Ahhhh More pkg_add problems 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 03 Jun 1997 21:30:05 -0000." <> 

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> I am attempting to create a package containing software I wrote for easy
> installation. The problem is that my package requires another package to
> be installed. I use the @pkgdep statement in the packing list to state the
> dependancy.
> When I try to install my package and I don't have the package my package
> depends on installed, it installs anyway, but gives me an error (kind of)
> like this:
> /var/spool/db/pkg/<name>/+REQUIRED BY not found

Hmmmm.  That _should_ work - let me look into it.

> 2) (somewhat unrelated0 is there a way that I can abort the install based
> on the return value of a shell script? For example, I tried:

Yes, that's what the "requirements" script is for - take a look
at the man page for pkg_create.


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