Items exist in ports, but not as packages.
paul.richards at gmail.com
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
On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 11:32:06 -0800, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> 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 freshports.org I should be
> > able to use 'pkg_add -r' for vtk-tcl.
> http://pointyhat.freebsd.org shows that this port is currently broken.
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