how to get freeBSD 5.1 pkg_add to install .tgz files

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Nov 18 11:51:45 PST 2003

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 11:26:43AM -0500, Loh John Wu wrote:
> Hello,
> This is my first time using FreeBSD 5.1 and I noticed that pkg_add has
> changed in that it requires a bzip2 file?  Does it not support gzip files
> anymore?

A better question is why are you trying to add 4.x packages on your 5.x box?

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