On 10/31/06, Kris Kennaway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 02:11:17PM +0200, Iantcho Vassilev wrote:
> On 10/31/06, Kris Kennaway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> >On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 10:24:03AM -0500, Timothy Parker wrote:
> >> Hello
> >> I am currebtly using the 2.12 package port for Gnome. (My processor
is
> >in
> >> bad shape and can't handle most source builds without shutting down.)
> >> What are the plans for making 2.14 and 2.16 available as binary
> >packages?
> >
> >Whatever is in ports is also available on the ftp site.  Right now you
> >can use the 6.2-release packages since the 6-stable packages are on
> >hold during the release cycle.
> >
> >Kris
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> How should i define which packages to choose..?
> I only know that pkg_add fetches the packages to which is your system...

Easiest way is to set PACKAGESITE per the pkg_add manpage, then use
portupgrade -faPP to update all your packages to the 6.2 versions.
I'm assuming you're running a recent version of 6.x, BTW.

Kris





Thanks, Kris....
I knew PACKAGESITE but never thought that package building freezes during a
release
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