Finding package dependancies - Where are they?
nvass at teledome.gr
Thu Jul 22 06:45:25 PDT 2004
It's a bit different. Assuming that you are using i386 and bourne shell:
pkg_add -v mozilla
Simple as that, check out pkg_add(1)
On Thursday 22 July 2004 16:34, Ogre wrote:
> Me again...I left out some pertinant info (the coffee hasnt kicked in yet
> :P) Yeah, I'm running NetBSD, 1.6.2. I just found documentation that
> pointed to the FreeBSD docs for more info...and when I RTFM for FreeBSD, I
> see theres a "-r" option for pkg_add that will fetch the correct everything
> for my package (right?). Looks like I may have answered my own question.
> I'll try this option tonight. Sorry for wasting your time!
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: "Jorn Argelo" <jorn at wcborstel.nl>
> Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 15:26:02 +0200 (CEST)
> >I'm not really sure if it matters or not, but using ftp.freebsd.org
> >might make a difference. Not sure if NetBSD uses the same ports-tree as
> >FreeBSD does.
> >> Hi,
> >> I've installing several packages (using pkg_add) lately, and tried
> >many more. I generally use the pkg_add ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/(...)
> >method, with decent success. My problem is that I cannot always find
> >the packages I need! For example, while installing a package listed
> >under ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/1.6/sparc/All/, I've found that
> >a package dependancy was in
> >ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/1.5.3/sparc/All/!? In another case,
> >I could not find the dependancy in ANY of the distributions!
> >> Am I just blind? What am I missing here? What is a good way to find
> >where my dependancies reside, without having to search through every
> >distro's package list? What is the logic behind the layout? I'm assuming
> >that the packages listed for each distro just happened to be updated, or
> >ported, during that distro's upcoming?
> >> Very confused. Please help.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Reggie
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