On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 11:14:34AM +0800, Canhua wrote:
> Hi, good day all. I am new to FreeBSD.
> I tried to pkg_add -r a package (py-networkx), which tell me that:
> Error: FTP Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/
> FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-7.0-release/Latest/py-networkx.tbz:
> File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
> although I know that py-network does exist in /usr/ports.
> Actually I could go to /usr/ports/math/py-networkx and make install
> using ports means.
> Then I could learn from this that there are softwares that could be
> install from ports while not able to be added from package system?
> Am I right?

Correct -- not every port has a package.

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