pkg_add on dialup: resume?
Douglas A. Tutty
dtutty at vianet.ca
Sun Aug 8 01:20:02 UTC 2010
I'm transitioning to FreeBSD on my box for several reasons.
However, I'm on dialup. pkg_add doesn't seem to be able to resume since
I can't use the phone line (or the computer) long enough to install
packages all in one go.
Is there a solution to this?
update-freebsd (binary updates) also don't seem to resume.
I understand that if I go with building from source (both for security
updates and for third-party apps) the there is a resume function with
that. True? I was hoping to avoid the build-time, and I think it takes
longer to download source than binary.
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