[SOLVED] slackpkg is not working...and I'm no noob
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this is making me nuts...
I've removed slackpkg and manually deleted all related directories and then did installpkg slackpkg*, supposedly producing for myself a "clean" new bit of installed software...
despite that, this is the error msg
bash-4.2# slackpkg install-new
awk: /usr/libexec/slackpkg/pkglist.awk:13: (FILENAME=- FNR=90) fatal: NF set to negative value
Looking for NEW packages to install. Please wait... DONE
No packages match the pattern for install. Try...(snipped)
Long-time noob here.
If you've done a full install, wouldn't that result be expected with slackpkg install-new?
not a full install of the entire distro...just a re-install of slackpkg because it started borking with the error msg quoted above...my install of Slack64-current is stalled at kernel 3.9.7...my kde is not v4.10.5...etc I should have pointed out that I get a similar error msg to the one quoted above when doing #slackpkg upgrade-all...
if a reinstall of slackpkg is not clearing out the error msg preventing me from doing #slackpkg install-new or #slackpkg upgrade-all, where/what else might I be looking for as the cause?
Distribution: Slint64-14.2 on Lenovo Thinkpad W520
As SeB said, something should be wrong in the format of one of the files in /var/og/packages (I would add, or in FILELIST.TXT at the root of the mirror you unselected in /etc/slackpkg/smackpkg.conf), as: