a.huth at tmr.net
Thu Aug 12 08:29:41 UTC 2010
On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 08:00:28AM -1000, parv at pair.com wrote:
> in message <20100811124006.GA2284 at borusse.ewmr.base>,
> wrote Alex Huth thusly...
> > Is anyone using skype on freebsd 8 and can tell me how to do the
> > setup? Seem to be that there is no port and on the website i find
> > no package for freebsd.
> Well, version 1.x does not work at all as in I was not able to log
> in after generating an account via web. Version 2.x as it existed
> in ports not too long ago was broken due to missing source file (not
> as in raw code but as in binaries).
> Then I searched for a possible solution that led me to download ...
> ... in /misc/ports/distfiles; edit net/skype/Makefile to set proper
> PORTVERSION; & generate net/skpe/distinfo which led to successful
> install & use of skype as in I could log in with the same password &
> userid generated earlier & place a call or two.
> - parv
Thanks, works like a charm! Great!
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