on Thursday 13 July 2006 20:24 John R. Culleton wrote:

> Well I did what Lars suggested and it works! There is one little

> gotcha. The package should not be untarred in /usr/local/ but

> rather in /. Perhaps I should have used pkgtool. In any case

> version 44 works now on my system.

The Slackware way is:

"installpkg foo.pkg" or "upgradepkg foo.pkg" or using pkgtool as you considered, because this is a Slackware package and not just a tarball.

But this is getting OT for this list.

Cheerz Lars