On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Greg Larkin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

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> Dave wrote:
> | On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 12:43:47PM -0400, John Nielsen wrote:
> |> On Tuesday 22 July 2008 12:20:48 pm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> |>> I read in _Absolute FreeBSD_ that there is now an easy-to-install Java
> |>> package for 64-bit AMD FreeBSD 7.0, but I have so far not found this
> |>> package. Does it exist?
> |> Yes. These packages are created. licensed and maintained by the FreeBSD
> |> Foundation. See this link:
> |>
> |> http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/downloads/java.shtml
> |>
> |> JN
> |
> | OK. I visited the link and  downloaded the JDK and JRE for Freebsd 7, but
> | pkg_add fails, saying it cannot decode the CONTENTS file. I ran
> bunzip2 to get
> | tar files, but pkg_add fails with the tar file too. What's the proper
> way to
> | pkg_add these two files to get a working Java system?
> |
> | Thanks.
>
> Hi Dave,
>
> Can you post the exact output from pkg_add when it fails to install the
> files your downloaded?  That will probably help me or someone else here
> troubleshoot the problem.
>
> Best regards,
> Greg
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> Greg Larkin
>  <http://www.sourcehosting.net/>


I just downloaded diablo-caffe for FreeBSD7 (i386) with similar results:

# pkg_add diablo-caffe-freebsd7-i386-1.6.0_07-b02.tar.bz2
pkg_add: unable to open table of contents file '+CONTENTS' - not a package?

Andrew
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