pkg_add -> FreeBSD-5.0-RELEASE

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Dec 14 08:45:53 PST 2003

On Sat, Dec 13, 2003 at 01:48:55PM +0100, Johan Guijt wrote:
> Hi,
> I need FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE (no older or newer).
> When I try to update packages it looks like the Directory is missing.
> Instead of 5.0-release there's a 5.0-current Dir on the FTP server.
> Am I doing something wrong?

No, packages for 5.0-release were recently removed due to lack of
space.  Some mirrors may still carry them: if you can find such a
mirror then you can use the env variables listed in pkg_add(1) to
point to it.

Alternatively, you can upgrade to a more recent release.

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