FreeBSD ports problem
amitabhkant at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 18:12:56 UTC 2013
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 11:39 PM, Harpreet Singh Chawla <
preet10101992 at gmail.com> wrote:
> yup...did it...and downloaded manually...
> But its giving a checksum matching error.
> *Harpreet Singh Chawla*
> On 29 August 2013 22:48, Amitabh Kant <amitabhkant at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 7:32 PM, Harpreet Singh Chawla <
>> preet10101992 at gmail.com> 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)?
After deleting, you don't need to download it manually. The port should
download it if needed. Try updating your ports tree to see if the problem
has been rectified.
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