Ive done what u told me and im still not getting it right. The
 following is what it says:

FREEBSD# pkg_add BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4.tar.gz
 tar: +CONTENTS: Not found in archive
 tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
 pkg_add: tar extract of /tmp/b/BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4.tar.gz failed!
 pkg_add: unable to extract table of contents file from
 '/tmp/b/BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4.tar.gz' - not a package?
 FREEBSD# gunzip BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4.tar.gz
 FREEBSD# ls -a
 .                               BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4.tar
 ..                              scr-bx
 BitchX                          wserv
 FREEBSD# pkg_add BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4.tar
 tar: +CONTENTS: Not found in archive
 tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
 pkg_add: tar extract of /tmp/b/BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4.tar failed!
 pkg_add: unable to extract table of contents file from
 '/tmp/b/BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4.tar' - not a package?

when i try to use ./configure the following is what i get:

FREEBSD# ./configure
 ./configure: Command not found.

please help.

Regards
 ian

On Sat, 21 Jun 2003 15:26:44 -0300 Han Hwei Woo ([EMAIL PROTECTED])
 wrote:

>Just pkg_add the tarballs, like in Slackware.
 >
 >Han Hwei Woo
 >http://www.argosy.ca/~hhw
 >
 >----- Original Message -----
 >From: "Ian Todd" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 >To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 >Sent: Saturday, June 21, 2003 2:56 PM
 >Subject: packages
 >
 >
 >> Hi
 >>
 >> I am a newbie to freebsd. I am having trouble on installing
 packages.
 >> i know about the pkg_add. I downloaded BichX and its
 >> BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4+Tcl1.5.tar.gz. How will i install that
 packages
 >> seeing that its an tar.gz file. ive use tar to extract it then i
 get
 >> stuck. Im just using this file for an example.I would like to know
 >> whats the right way on installing packages.Help please.
 >>
 >> regards
 >> ian
 >>
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