On Tue, 05 Sep 2006 05:56:03 -0400 Gerard Seibert wrote: > Boris Samorodov wrote:
> > > Can anyon tell me why this port is marked ignore? Has it been superseeded? > > > > You may consider reading /usr/ports/UPDATING. > > > > BTW, it's the right file to read from time to time and especially if > > you have questions about the port system. ;-) > The info you are searching for is in the file under the: 20060616 date > tag. Yes. > Personally, why a new source was not created so that anyone downloading Which type of source are you speaking of? > FreeBSD, and conversely not familiar with its workings, would not have > to go through this rigmarole is beyond me. If they wanted to keep a > clearly obsolete version around for what ever reason it should have been > so marked as such. If you meen linux_base-8 than it is marked as DEPRECATED and an EXPIRATION_DATE is set. > For someone doing a fresh install, there is no reason > to go this route, IMHO. The default port now is linux_base-fc4 and if someone tries to install any linux application from a portstree then the right linux port is installed. And yes, the portstree should be up ta date (note the system the OP asked was a fresh install as of two weeks ago). WBR -- Boris Samorodov (bsam) Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP FreeBSD committer, http://www.FreeBSD.org The Power To Serve _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"