FreeBSD Port: slimserver-6.0.2
leafy7382 at gmail.com
Mon May 2 18:40:29 PDT 2005
On 5/2/05, clive at delback.co.uk <clive at delback.co.uk> wrote:
> 1. Downloaded and installed the minimal install of FreeBSD 5.3 production
> release onto a completely empty hard disk - no other operating systems are
> lying around to confuse things. This appears to be working fine - it behaves
> very much like System V Unixes that I've worked on many years ago.
> 2. I read that Slimserver needs Perl 5.8.6, so I downloaded the package
> (perl-5.8.6_2.tbz) and installed that. It reported that it had installed
Everything till this step looks good.
> 3. I next downloaded slimserver.tar.gz (for version 6.0.2). As far as I can
> tell, this should be expanded out into /usr/ports/audio/slimserver. After
> installing FreeBSD, there was already a /usr/ports/audio/slimserver, but it
> was for version 5.3.0. So I renamed that directory and created a new
> /usr/ports/audio/slimserver, into which I placed all the files from
> slimserver.tar.gz. I made sure the permissions on the directory were the
> same as they were on the previous one that I'd renamed.
/usr/ports, in FreeBSD terms is the 'ports tree'. You can get started
with it by reading our handbook section on Ports System.
"Without the userland, the kernel is useless."
--inspired by The Tao of Programming
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