pkg_add of CVSup errors when looking for dependencies
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Fri Dec 2 08:09:46 PST 2005
On Friday 02 December 2005 09:06, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 12:05:11AM -0800, Jose Borquez wrote:
> > I am attempting to install the cvsup package I downloaded using pkg_add
> > -r cvsup-without-gui-16.1h_2.tbz, but I keep getting the following error:
> > Error: FTP Unable to get
> > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5.4-release/Latest/
> >cvsup-without-gui-16.1h_2.tbz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no
> > access)
> > pkg_add: unable to fetch
> > 'ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5.4-release/Latest
> >/cvsup-without-gui-16.1h_2.tbz' by URL
> > It looks like the default link that cvsup attempts to look for
> > dependencies is incorrect. How can I specify an alternate link for
> > cvsup to use?
> No, your command was incorrect: you don't specify a version with
> pkg_add -r, you just do pkg_add -r cvsup-without-gui and it will give
> you whatever version is in the package tree.
The question is a bit ambiguous, but if you are trying do install a package
you have already downloaded, don't use the -r option.
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