pkg_add hangs with packages.

Mark Blackman mark.blackman at
Wed Feb 28 13:08:35 GMT 2001

Whew! I thought I was hallucinating for a bit. misery loves company
etc... I personally suspect their ftpd server but I could be jumping
to conclusions. They ( have nice connectivity which 
is why I tend to use them. Note that fetch is happy i.e. as a subsitute.
(excluding dependency fetching)

fetch ${PACKAGESITE}package.tgz
pkg_add -v package.tgz
rm package.tgz

Probably something about the pipe into gzip/tar is the problem, but I
couldn't say what.

- Mark

> On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 09:53:47AM +0000, Mark Blackman wrote:
> > perhaps someone else has seen/sorted out this issue, but 
> > lately (last two-four months) pkg_add hangs when picking
> > up stuff from but not from ftp[2-5]
> I haven't done any investigation in to this, but I noticed it last night
> as well.  Same symptoms.
> N
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