BZIP2 Support in the Base system

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Thu Apr 10 08:11:21 PDT 2003

On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 05:58:49PM +0300, ODHIAMBO Washington wrote:
> The FreeBSD 4.x (4.8-STABLE) has contributed sources for BZIP2 in the base system
> under /usr/src/contrib/bzip2.
> My problem is that I am not succeeding in building these sources for some strange
> reason. Some apps that I run would do well if I could get to install these success-
> fully.
> If there is anyone has succeeded, I'd highly appreciate the steps they went through
> to get bzip2 to build.

Since bzip2 is part of the base system and has been for a couple of
releases you already have bzip2 installed if you have FreeBSD 4.8

How are you trying to build bzip2 and in what way are you not

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Erik Trulsson
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