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Re: Read-only file system error when installing a package

From: Mike Miller
Subject: Re: Read-only file system error when installing a package
Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 10:48:03 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

Hi Steven,

Kai has responded to your main question about installing the parallel
package, I just wanted to respond to a couple details in your message.

On Sat, May 18, 2019 at 19:20:03 -0400, Steven Evans wrote:
>     In your message, you said that I was trying to do a global install. 
> Does typing "pkg install -forge parallel" mean that I'm trying to do a
> global install?

Can you please read "help pkg" and let us know if that describes the
difference between a global and local install or if the docs need some
work? Any suggestions?

> error: the following dependencies were unsatisfied:
>    parallel needs struct >= 1.0.12
> I later found out that I'm receiving that message because I have
> to install struct, which is a different package.

Is there any way this error message could be improved to make it more
clear to you that the user needs to install or upgrade a package named
"struct" with the 'pkg' command?


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