vlc installation in /usr/ports/multimedia take too long...

Rommel B. IKEDA r_ikeda at oisca.org
Tue Nov 4 01:00:47 PST 2003

> Matthew Seaman wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 04:24:18PM +0900, Rommel B. IKEDA wrote:
>>> Is it normal for a Port to be compiled for 3-4 days? I was just 
>>> wondering?
>>> I would really appreciate if anyone can help me how to verify that 
>>> my machine is indeed compiling the right way or it is just going in 
>>> a loop...
>>> What if I would kill it...what would happen? Can I start 
>>> again...compile from the Ports and encounter no problems?...Oh...by 
>>> the way, I am a Newbie...I do not know how to properly Kill it...
>> Nope. I'd say that something has quite clearly gone wrong there.
>> You can kill the compilation using 'Ctrl-C' (maybe required several
>> times) -- that's the usual was to kill any misbehaving process under
>> Unix.
>> Before re-trying the compilation, cvsup(1) the latest version of the
>> ports to pick up any fixes that may have gone into the tree in the
>> mean time.

Thank you very much...I tried Ctrl-C and with just one try it stopped 
and said "You have Mail."
I do not know what happened...I do not use CVSup because I can 
not...with the networking configurations that we have in the office...I 
have been dowloading CTM deltas...I will try to ctm today...and use 
portsdb -Uu to update my ports...
Again, Thank you very much...

Rommel B. Ikeda

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