On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 2:31 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
> |> |>> 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
> |> |> 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
> |> - --
> |> 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
> | Andrew
> Ok, I finally see what's going on here. The web page reads:
> ~ --Available Soon
> ~ These Tarballs were used to generate the packages. They are useful
> if you don't use packages or as distribution files for the diablo ports.
> All you are downloading is a tarball that can be extracted directly into
> /usr/local. Once the packages are available, they will be posted to the
> page, and you'll be able to use pkg_add to manage them.
> This is the fully fleshed-out page for Java 5:
> Hope that helps,
Oops. Sorry for the fuss.
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