Getting Source Code after Installing the Software
Mayo, Richard A RDECOM CERDEC STCD SRI
Richard.Mayo at us.army.mil
Mon Jun 19 12:14:08 UTC 2006
Can you simply tell me the name of the tar ball on the CD?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lowell Gilbert [mailto:freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org]
> Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 4:40 PM
> To: Mayo, Richard A RDECOM CERDEC STCD SRI
> Cc: 'freebsd-questions at freebsd.org'
> Subject: Re: Getting Source Code after Installing the Software
> "Mayo, Richard A RDECOM CERDEC STCD SRI" <Richard.Mayo at us.army.mil>
> > I installed FreeBSD on a couple of computers without
> installing any source code. Now (naturally), I want to get a
> hold of the kernel source so I can re-compile and enable
> support for PIM and Multicast Routing.
> > However, I can't figure how to get the source off my CDs.
> I downloaded the ISO's for Disk 1 and Disk 2 of FreeBSD 6.1--RELEASE.
> > Can anybody tell me where I can find the source code on
> these disks so I don't have to run a re-installation just to get it??
> You can run sysinstall without doing an install.
> If you really want to extract the source directly with tar, it's been
> explained on this list a number of times over the years.
> Or get more up-to-date sources by cvsup, as someone else suggested.
> Shall we go on? There are more possibilities, albeit less generally
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