On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 2:16 PM, Greg Larkin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

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> Andrew Gould wrote:
> | On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Greg Larkin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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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
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> |
> |
> | 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
>
> Hi Andrew,
>
> Ok, I'm doing the same now and will report back with my findings.
>
> Dave, hold tight for a bit.
>
> Best regards,
> Greg
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> Greg Larkin
>


Here's the results of pkg_add with the "v" option:

# pkg_add -v diablo-caffe-freebsd7-i386-1.6.0_07-b02.tar.bz2
Requested space: 256372980 bytes, free space: 1546737664 bytes in
/var/tmpinstmp.uQ3Sre
pkg_add: unable to open table of contents file '+CONTENTS' - not a package?
pkg_add: 1 package addition(s) failed

Andrew Gould
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