On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 10:13:20AM -0700, Kent Stewart wrote:
> On Thursday 06 April 2006 06:22, serguey ogoltsoff wrote:
> > When I tried to pkg_add make-3.79.1 the attempt failed
> > --NO RECORD.
> > My try to copy the file via
> > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5.3-release/Lat
> >est/make-3.79.1.tbz
> >
> > was also a failure.
> > Then I sifted all http://ftps mirrored in A2.FTP Sites
> > and found out that no one of them
> > contains'5.3-release'.
> > How can I get make-3.79.1.tbz please?
> >
> 
> Add to your .cshrc for root
> setenv PACKAGESITE 
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5-stable/Latest/
> 
> That is all one line but kmail is folding it. Also, the 5.5-release is 
> at
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5.5-release/Latest/
> 
> I didn't check to see which set of packages are more recent. I leave 
> that to you to do. It is the kind of process you need to be aware of 
> and use the most recent set of builds. Once the 5.5-release is 
> finished, the stable set will provide the set closest to what you will 
> find after cvsuping ports-all.

May not run on 5.3, I don't remember if there were library changes
after then.

Kris

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