ashok.shrestha at gmail.com
Thu Mar 30 02:56:57 UTC 2006
Thanx for the replies.
I read that I need to specify PACKAGESITE in order to use an alternate
Is there a listing somewhere of available 3rd party repositories?
fruitsalad.org seems to be having problems.
On 3/29/06, Roman Neuhauser <neuhauser at sigpipe.cz> wrote:
> # ashok.shrestha at gmail.com / 2006-03-29 02:03:06 -0500:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm installing kde on freebsd 6.0.
> > portinstall -rRP x11/kde3
> > It's been compiling for the past 2 days. (AMD XP 1900)
> > 1)
> > The problem is that once in a while it'll come across a port that
> > requires user input. So I always OK the default configurations at the
> > blue screen. Is there a way to get portinstall to accept the default
> > configurations without user intervention? I tried '--yes' option but
> > that didn't work.
> that's BATCH=whatever in the environment or /etc/make.conf
> > 2)
> > I expected the '-P' option to download the majority of the
> > dependencies as binary packages. But that doesn't seem to be the case;
> > it seems like everything is being compiled. Unless I unintentionally
> > specified '-p' (lowercase), shouldn't there be more binary downloads
> > and faster installs?
> -P means /try/ a package. You have most probably updated your
> /usr/ports tree since 6.0, and whereas pkg_add uses the symlink
> web on the ftp server to find the right package for your release
> based on the package basename you give it, portupgrade -P will try
> to fetch <package>-<version> from the server, using your current
> /usr/ports to arrive at both values.
> How many Vietnam vets does it take to screw in a light bulb?
> You don't know, man. You don't KNOW.
> Cause you weren't THERE. http://bash.org/?255991
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