Installing programs from FreeBSD ftp server.
ltsampros at upnet.gr
Thu Jul 14 00:11:20 GMT 2005
On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 05:02:52PM -0700, Andrei Iarus wrote:
> > I think you should investigate the pkg_add(1) man
> > page. A quick way
> > to install directly a package (that means a
> > precompiled "port") is to
> > use the following syntax:
> > # pkg_add -rv port-name
> > i.e pkg_add -rv cvsup-without-gui
> Yes, I have tried this method, too. The problem is
> that pkg_add fetches compiled programs from FreeBSD
> ftp serevr, too.Interesting: the http FreeBSD server
> works fine, only the ftp has some problems. Other
> mirrors work bad,too. And how could I change the
> server pkg_add tries to fetch files form?
You must set the environment variable PACKAGEROOT in order to change
the mirror you want to choose.
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