portmaster, pkg, virtualbox-ose

Bernhard Fröhlich decke at bluelife.at
Tue Feb 25 20:20:51 UTC 2014

Am 25.02.2014 19:16 schrieb "Chris Whitehouse" <cwhiteh at onetel.com>:
> Hi all,
> I'm installing a new system (laptop) using 10.0R and pkgng.
> freshports.org says virtualbox-ose can be installed with pkg but
> # pkg install virtualbox-ose
> says no package in the repository.

virtualbox had a build failure due to iconv issues on 10.0 last week so
this is why no package exists right now. It is already fixed so packages
should be back with the next build run.

> Ok so try
> # portmaster emulators/virtualbox-ose
> install all the dependencies with pkg then let it build and it's looking
good. But I had to turn off the computer before it finished. I terminated
the job with Ctrl-C and portmaster told me:
> ===>>> Build/Install for emulators/virtualbox-ose exiting due to signal
> ===>>> Killing background jobs
> Terminated
> ===>>> You can restart from the point of failure with this command line:
>        portmaster <flags> emulators/virtualbox-ose
> ===>>> Exiting
> But restarting with
> # portmaster emulators/virtualbox-ose
> starts by cleaning for virtualbox then starts again. Have I misunderstood
something? I checked the work directory before and after the cleaning step
and nearly everything was deleted.
> It's building now and I think it has time to finish so there isn't an
immediate problem but I would like to find answers to the above.
> thanks
> Chris
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