Did I miss something? [inatalling terminator]
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Mon Apr 20 20:42:20 UTC 2020
On Mon, 20 Apr 2020 14:34:41 -0500, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On 4/20/20 2:19 PM, Jacques Foucry wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > According to this page (https://www.freshports.org/x11/terminator/), using
> > latest as pkg repo, I should be able to install 'terminator'.
> > But,
> > ```
> > sudo pkg install terminator
> > Password :
> > Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
> > FreeBSD repository is up to date.
> > All repositories are up to date.
> > Updating database digests format: 100%
> > pkg: No packages available to install matching 'terminator' have been found in the repositories
> > ```
> > pkg search terminator did not give me any awswer.
> > So, what's wrong? What' your thought about it?
> Nothing is wrong, this merely means that terminator is not built and
> hence is not distributed as package. There may be several reasons for
> that. I can think of some (without regard to any specific package:
> 5. - I'm sure there may be a bunch of other reasons, hopefully some
> expert will add and/or correct me
6. The port does not allow binary distribution, i. e., it _has to_
be built from source ("licensing issue").
If I remember correctly, the "lame" MP3 encoder is (or was)
an example of such a port - you _had to_ build it from source
as there was no package available for use with "pkg install".
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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