FreeBSD ports problem

Amitabh Kant amitabhkant at
Thu Aug 29 17:18:40 UTC 2013

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 7:32 PM, Harpreet Singh Chawla <
preet10101992 at> wrote:

> I have been trying to install virtualbox support for my FreeBSD 9.1. A
> package named v4l_compat-1.0.20120501.tar.gz is causing problems in the
> installation. The package was downloaded automatically and it exists in
> /usr/ports/distfiles, yet it keeps giving an error stating that the file
> doesn't exist.
> Please help.
> *Harpreet Singh Chawla*
> _______________________________________________

No idea about virtualbox port, but have you tried deleting the offending
file (rm -f /usr/ports/distfiles/v4l_compat-1.0.20120501.tar.gz)?


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