gmake not on install media FreeBSD-8.1-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Wed Jul 28 18:23:33 UTC 2010

On Jul 28, 2010, at 11:18 AM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
>> cd /usr/ports/devel/gmake
>> make install
> Can't do this at this modem :(, no internet connection available :(

You could download either the source tarball or a precompiled binary to a USB pendrive or the like from somewhere else, but it is true that using ports generally does expect working internet connectivity.

>>> Was it given the boot?
>> Nope.
>>> I am having difficulties compiling mplayer :(, make returns strange
>>> errors.  I have succeeded before with gmake, is it still available?
>> You will likely save yourself a great deal of effort by using the port:
>>  /usr/ports/multimedia/mplayer
> If I had the connection, this one seems older mplayer-0.99??? I have
> had success before using mplayer versions 1rc2, and svn with gmake but
> gmake not on media.  If I could find a binary and add it with
> pkg_add, I could be in business ?

I'd imagine so, sure....


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