Can't install win32-codecs
Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum
bg271828 at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 24 03:35:35 UTC 2007
Jeremy Gransden <jeremy.gransden at gmail.com> wrote:
On 2/23/07, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum <bg271828 at yahoo.com> wrote: Hi,
Im trying to get a new install going, and it wont let me install
win32-codecs (and therefor mplayer and xine and everything i
need to watch multimedia). Its marked as "forbidden: remote
code execution". The URL it gives just shows why it can be
Is there any workaround, or a way to force this? Im willing to
take the chance and i never view quicktime websites anyway,
and its hard not to watch movies on this new machine!
Taken from post October of last year:
As per the ports(7) man page:
If defined, disable check for security vulnerabilities
using portaudit(1) (ports/security/portaudit) when
installing new ports.
DISABLE_VULNERABILITIES=1 make install
here is the post http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/2006-October/036276.html
Ah, thanks! I did search back to December or so but thought that
this would have come up then, and i checked UPDATING and there
was nothing there so i gave up. I should have checked further. Thanks
to you and to Kelly (separate reply, also worked) for getting me on
the right path.
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