kayve at sfsu.edu
Fri Sep 8 16:17:29 PDT 2006
i unzipped tarballs but i don't know what to do with them
kayve# uname -v
FreeBSD 5.4-RC3 #0: Sun Apr 17 09:23:46 UTC 2005
root at harlow.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
kayve# ls ..
On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, Greg Lewis wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 11:00:47AM -0700, KAYVEN RIESE wrote:
>> i just need to have a java compiler to do my
>> assignments for distributed systems.
> You don't even need ports to do that. Just download the Diablo JDK package
> from the FreeBSD Foundation's website.
>> On Wed, 6 Sep 2006, Scot Hetzel wrote:
>>> On 9/6/06, KAYVEN RIESE <kayve at sfsu.edu> wrote:
>>>> my ports directory is gone. how'd that happen?
>>> What were you doing before it disapeared?
>>> There are several ways to make /usr/ports disapear:
>>> 1. rm -rf /usr/ports/*
>>> 2. cvs update -R RELENG_6
>>> 3. cvsup with an branch tag in the supfile for ports.
>>> Problem 2 & 3 are similar, as the ports tree is not branched. This
>>> causes cvs or cvsup to delete the ports since there is no branch with
>>> that tag (i.e. RELENG_6). Instead you need to specify a release tag
>>> (i.e. RELEASE_6_1_0) or no tag (gets you the latest ports changes).
>>> If your using cvsup, post your supfile and someone will help you fix it.
>>> No electrons were mamed while sending this message. Only slightly bruised.
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