On Friday 15 May 2009 19:26:00 mfv wrote: > On Tuesday 12 May 2009 13:53:35 Mel Flynn wrote: > > On Monday 11 May 2009 15:21:24 Jerry McAllister wrote: > > > But, I very often wish there was a convenient way to see some of those > > > messages and especially messages about things one has to do during > > > the install, such as manually installing something or getting some > > > license thing handled, before I start the port install. > > > > > > Sometimes I get a question in the middle of an install that I do not > > > know how to answer and it is an awfully inconvenient time to have > > > to start scrounging for information. Having a commannd that > > > would display all those things and maybe some related information > > > or pointers to information for making an intelligent response - before > > > starting the make - would be very helpful. > > > > Do you have specific examples? Cause I can't think of anything that falls > > under your description. > > Hello All, > > I had a recent experience with editors/openoffice.org-2. Based on past > experience I know that the compile would take a few hours. I started make > and left to do some chores. When I returned I discovered that the program > had aborted as I did not have java installed and had to download a patch > from the Sun website.
This can and will not ever be fixed, because it's a legal and not a technical issue. Once you know this, you know to install diablio-jdk first, which takes 5-10 minutes pending download speed. -- Mel _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"