Error installing softwares on FreeBSD system
kstewart at owt.com
Mon Jan 24 11:46:34 PST 2005
On Monday 24 January 2005 06:04 am, Martin Hepworth wrote:
> I think you will need to make cvsup first from the ports directory,
> Then use cvsup to get the latest version of ports tree. See
>.html for more details..
Cvsup changes so slowly that I don't see an purpose in building it from
the ports. You have so much extra bagage with building modula (ezm3)
that you completely avoid with the package.
> On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 18:06:09 GMT, hamsadhvani at netzero.com
> <hamsadhvani at netzero.com> wrote:
> > I completed the BSD 5.3 instllation on my Dell Desktop using the
> > first CD of the 4 CD set. I installed all the ports and
> > distributions in the first CD. But when I tried to 'make install'
> > emacs from the /usr/ports/editors/emacs20 directory I get a lot of
> > messages which says 'Attemting to fetch from :<ftp site name> : No
> > address record And finally an error message which says:
> > Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this port manually
> > into usr/ports/distfiles and try again Error code 1
> > Same is the case with other softwates and utilities.
> > I don't have FTP configured on my computer. Do I have to get the
> > CVS repository installed? If so please give me the instructions or
> > a link. Is it necessary that I install the rest of the CDs?
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