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Date:      Tue, 7 Aug 2007 11:30:44 -0700
From:      "Steve Franks" <stevefranks@ieee.org>
To:        "Jonathan Horne" <freebsd@dfwlp.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: pkg_add -r from 6-stable instead of 6.2-release
Message-ID:  <539c60b90708071130w30fb687bu3cce040ec21a889@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <200708071328.34856.freebsd@dfwlp.com>
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I think I was missing the '/latest'.  Thanks for the example.
Sometimes that's key.

Steve

On 8/7/07, Jonathan Horne <freebsd@dfwlp.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 August 2007 12:39:36 Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 10:15:11AM -0700, Steve Franks wrote:
> > > occasionally I feel like a total idiot asking a really dumb question,
> > > but I'm pretty much out of ideas and I've wasted hours messing with
> > > PKGROOT, changing the 'options' in sysinstall, and I can't seem to get
> > > things I can see right in 6-stable.  I'd just fetch it myself, but it
> > > has about 100 dependancies...
> >
> > See pkg_add(1).  PACKAGESITE is probably what you want.
> >
> > Kris
>
> ive used PACKAGESITE recently as well, i used it like this:
>
> setenv PACKAGESITE
> ftp://ftp.ussg.iu.edu/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/Latest/
>
> you have to specify it as far as the directory you want it to pull the files
> from.  ../All/ would also be acceptable.
>
> now that im about to click send, i actually cant recall if i specified the
> trailing slash or not... so be prepared to reset and try again.
>
> good luck,
> --
> Jonathan Horne
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> freebsd@dfwlp.com
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-- 
Steve Franks, KE7BTE
Staff Engineer
La Palma Devices, LLC
http://www.lapalmadevices.com
(520) 312-0089



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