checkinstall && pkgtools !

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Sat Dec 4 12:15:27 PST 2004


Le Floch Jérémy wrote:

> Hi !
>
> i've installed pkgtools in order to remove my sources directory and 
> create packages. I use checkinstall for it.
> installpkg and pkgtools in general works well but checkinstall gives 
> me an error when it creates a package :
>
> ********************************************
> **** Slackware package creation selected ***
> ********************************************
>
> *** The "installpkg" program is not in your PATH!
> *** Slackware package creation aborted
> Erasing temporary files...OK
> Writing backup package...OK
> Deleting temp dir...OK
>
> And installpkg is really in my path !!
>
> ls /sbin/installpkg
> /sbin/installpkg
>
>
> echo $PATH
>
> /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:*/sbin*:/usr/sbin:
>
> /usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/X11R6/lib/pkgconfig:/sbin
>
> What should i do ?
>
> Jérémy.
>
>
I hope those *'s there were just something you put in to emphasize.  
what happens if you try to manually run the installpkg program - does it 
run, or does it complain about missing libraries or anything like that.  
That would be my first thought - the installpkg program doesn't run.

-J-



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