> > On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 14:01:11 EDT, Chuck Swiger scribbled these > curious markings: > > >pkg_info: package bsdpan-DBD-mysql-2.9003 has no origin recorded > > >pkg_info: package bsdpan-DBI-1.42 has no origin recorded > > >pkg_info: package bsdpan-GD-1.19 has no origin recorded > > > > >Should I be worried about this? Or, how do I fix this? > > The messages are telling you that when you installed the package, BSDPAN > did register it into the package database, but it (obviously) has no > information about where from the ports tree you installed it; e.g., if > you installed DBI from the ports tree, its origin would be > databases/p5-DBI. Why you're installing packages that are in the ports > tree without using the ports tree is beyond me.
That's not true. The only packages I ever installed is portupgrade and cvsup. I used the ports tree for everything else. > > I would be interested in a fix for this as well, however. > > The simplest solution would be to create a port out of the module in > question. It's extremely simple; a typical Perl module's port makefile > fits on one 80x25 console screen, and its pkg-plist would fit on an > 80x10 screen :). I've done this myself a number of times. Just remember > that if you put the port in the category Makefile (e.g. > databases/Makefile), any subsequent cvsup / cvs update will remove your > changes. > > -- > I abhor a system designed for the "user", if that word is a coded > pejorative meaning "stupid and unsophisticated". -- Ken Thompson > - > Unix is user friendly. However, it isn't idiot friendly. > - > Please CC me in all replies, even if I'm on the relevant list(s). > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"