pkg_add problem

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Apr 6 17:46:34 UTC 2006

On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 06:22:17AM -0700, serguey ogoltsoff wrote:
> When I tried to pkg_add make-3.79.1 the attempt failed
> My try to copy the file via
> was also a failure.
> Then I sifted all http://ftps mirrored in A2.FTP Sites
> and found out that no one of them
> contains'5.3-release'.
> How can I get make-3.79.1.tbz please?

You will have to either

1a) Use a mirror that still carries old packages (see for a start), and
1b) Use the correct filename (it's not called "make")

2) build the port yourself (gmake is quick to compile)

3) Update to 6.1 which will carry packages on all mirrors for quite a

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