b.movaqar at adempiere.org
Tue Sep 4 15:10:44 PDT 2007
doug at safeport.com wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Sep 2007, Bahman M. wrote:
>> doug at safeport.com wrote:
>>> Over the weekend in trying to build xorg and kde from packages, none
>>> of the various options for the package tree seemed to work. Plus the
>>> meta port for kde was not available.
>>> If one goes to /pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/kde (1)
>>> /pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6.2-release/kde (2)
>>> there does not seems to be a kde meta port in (1). In (2) there is:
>>> kde-3.5.4.tbz -> ../All/kde-3.5.4.tbz
>>> In general all packages seem to be a symlink to ../All/.. I had
>>> assumed this was the same directory and there was really one instance
>>> of the ports tree per major release of FreeBSD. so I never
>>> (knowingly) distinguished between -<n>-stable and -<n.x>-release. Is
>>> there a difference.
>>> Is there a working kde package in -6-stable?
>> I'm using 6.2-release and there is the x11/kde3 meta port.
>> PS: I've upgraded ports on Aug 14th; but logically the kde3 metaport
>> should have had been there before the upgrade.
> Thanks. Using ftp.safeport.com via a browser does indeed show
> .../packages-6.2-release/Latest/kde.tbz --> ../All/kde-3.5.4.tbz
> .../packages-6-stable/Latest/ does not have a kde.tbz
> .../packages-6-stable/All/ has kde-3.5.7.tbz
> Under these conditions, should I use PACKAGESITE =
> ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-/Latest/ ??
After setting PACKAGESITE running 'pkg_add -rvn kde' gives you the idea
as it "does not actually install a package, just reports the steps that
would be taken if it was" (quote from 'man 1 pkg_add').
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