Items exist in ports, but not as packages.

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Feb 21 19:32:12 GMT 2005

On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 10:50:12AM +0000, Paul Richards wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying to install a few packages using 'pkg_add -r' but I
> have found that there are a few which only exist as ports, and not
> packages.  The main one which I am missing is 'vtk-tcl'.
> Is it generally the case that the precompiled packages are not always
> available when the ports are?  According to I should be
> able to use 'pkg_add -r' for vtk-tcl. shows that this port is currently broken.

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