Where did you download the package from? Judging from the name of the file, it's not an official one. Try: # pkg_add -r BitchX And it will automatically fetch the package for you. Or better yet, install it from ports to compile it from source. # cd /usr/ports/irc/bitchx; make install clean
----- Original Message ----- From: "Ian Todd" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Saturday, June 21, 2003 3:38 PM Subject: Packages > 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 > >> > _______________________________________________________________________ > LOOK GOOD, FEEL GOOD - WWW.HEALTHIEST.CO.ZA > > Cool Connection, Cool Price, Internet Access for R59 monthly @ WebMail > http://www.webmail.co.za/dialup/ > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"