kline at tao.thought.org
Fri Apr 22 11:20:39 PDT 2005
On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 01:01:30PM -0500, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> You should forward this information to the freebsd-ports list. I'm sure
> they'd like to know this, because it's abnormal design. The conf file
> *should* be in /usr/local/etc and there *should* be a pkg-message file that
> tells the installer what to do post-install.
At least a symlink to /usr/local/etc, and the post-install note.
This brings up the qauestion of the Powers-that-Be creating
symlinks to /etc/local (as a min) and /etc/X11R6. (Should *ANY*
non-system GUI have its conf in /etc/X11R6/etc? ... [*mumble*])
> --On Friday, April 22, 2005 10:52:33 AM -0700 Gary Kline
> <kline at tao.thought.org> wrote:
> >On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 02:09:29AM -0400, jason henson wrote:
> >>Gary Kline wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 10:00:12PM -0400, jason henson wrote:
> >>Is it up to date?
> >>You mean the port?
> >>You mean the install location?
> > Thanks. I was searching on codec. If you didn't catch my post
> > from Thursday, I finally found the reason the mplayer-plugin
> > was failing was that I hadn't touched|found
> > /usr/X116R/etc/mplayerplug-in.conf. The porter or author left
> > everything commented. I suggested adding a blurb to the port
> > Makefile or else uncommenting enough variables to allow some
> > min functionality--this *with* a Makefile blurb. I was looking
> > in /usr/local/etc for the configuration file. ...
> > Anyhow, mplayer works only that the volume is distorted.
> Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
> Adjunct Information Security Officer
> The University of Texas at Dallas
> AVIEN Founding Member
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public service Unix
More information about the freebsd-ports