--- Low Kian Seong <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Dear all, > > I come from a debian background, and in debian you > can pass an argument to > apt-get to tell it to download all the packages > first without installing > them first, is there a similar argument that I can > pass to pkg_add ( I want > to use binaries ) or are there other tools I can use > ? > > Thanks. > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > pkg_add -n says Do not actually install a package, just report the steps that would be taken if it was. But it doesn't say what it will do, so you can give that a try. Another thing to try is make fetch-recursive in one of the items listed in the ports tree you would like to fetch. Find a small package with only a couple of dependencies and see if make fetch-recursive indeed just fetches items and not install (I stried it with Zope3). It downloaded the two packages but didn't install them. Hope that helps. __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"