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Date:      Sat, 6 Jan 1996 14:10:12 -0800 (PST)
From: (Gary Kline)
Cc:, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 2.1
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Doug White" at Jan 6, 96 00:28:44 am

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According to Doug White:
> On Fri, 5 Jan 1996, Gary Kline wrote:
	[[ ... ]]

> Odd.  I've had the opposite experience.  The only thing I've had trouble 
> with is TeX (which I'm now recompiling, and crossing my fingers).  
> Everything else has been `make', `su', `make install', `rehash' and run.  
> > 		I've been porting for more years than I care to 
> > 		admit, and I'll finish up with the same environment 
> > 		as is on my old 386.... but am I doing something 
> > 		stupid?  Is there some pre-config magic for FreeBSD
> > 		hidden away somewhere??  Better to ask this now 
> > 		than wait until I've re-re-re-invented the wheel!
> I haven't a clue.  You must have just picked the wrong ports, I guess :)
	Update: with elm, I selected the wrong default from the
	./Configuration script.  (Translation: read the code if
	you don't want to plow thru billions and billions of
	configurations Q's.)

	Hoping that other ports will be easier...  

	gary kline


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