[PC-BSD Testing] 9.1-RC3 meta-pkg manager configuration issue

Phil Vuchetich phil at vuchetich.com
Sun Nov 18 20:25:06 PST 2012


I installed a fresh copy of RC3 using the USB LITE file.  After a default
install (which uses , I wanted to add KDE on the system.

Using the PC-BSD Control panel - > system manager -> system packages (tab)
--> Desktops -> KDE -> apply.
It returned the error message that meta-pkg manager returned an error.

The referenced logfile /tmp/.pc-metapkgmanager.log  had the message:
Pending Meta-Package changes: 15
ERROR: the pkg location
/9.1-RC3/amd64/netinstall/metapackages/pcbsd/packages/ does not exist.

There isn't this named directory on the PC, but it isn't clear how to get
it configured.

I am able to connect to the internet and download apps via the AppCafe,
which is obviously separate, but at least indicates the networking is
configured.

Suggestions on how to locate the metapackages?
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