Items exist in ports, but not as packages.

Paul Richards paul.richards at
Tue Feb 22 11:07:35 GMT 2005

Well I hit a few compile errors which I had to tweak the source code
to fix.  My ports tree is the stock one which comes on the 5.3-RELEASE
cds and so perhaps it's a little old.

There's no harm in having to tweak source every now and again. :)  It
builds character.

On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 11:32:06 -0800, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> 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.
> Kris

Paul Richards

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