>>>>> On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 03:44:16PM BRT , Ian Todd wrote: |Ive done what u said but still not comeing right: | |FREEBSD# pkg_add BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4+Tcl1.5.tar.gz
Nope. You could do this if a package (.tgz extension), .tar.gz you must unzip and untar in order to get a dir where you can install de program. |tar: +CONTENTS: Not found in archive |tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors |pkg_add: tar extract of /tmp/test/BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4+Tcl1.5.tar.gz |failed! |pkg_add: unable to extract table of contents file from |'/tmp/test/BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4+Tcl1.5.tar.gz' - not a package? | |FREEBSD# |FREEBSD# cd /usr/ports/irc |FREEBSD# cd bitchx |FREEBSD# ls -a |. Makefile distinfo pkg-comment |pkg-plist |.. README.html files pkg-descr |FREEBSD# bitchx FREEBSD# make install clean |bitchx: Command not found. |FREEBSD# BitchX |BitchX: Command not found. |FREEBSD# make install distclean |>> ircii-pana-1.0c19.tar.gz doesn't seem to exist in |/usr/ports/distfiles/. |>> Attempting to fetch from ftp://ftp.bitchx.com/pub/BitchX/source/. |fetch: |ftp://ftp.bitchx.com/pub/BitchX/source/ircii-pana-1.0c19.tar.gz: Host |not found |>> Attempting to fetch from ftp://ftp.bitchx.org/pub/BitchX/source/. |please help | Wait until the port to find the softwares. Or you can get all .tar.gz and put then on /usr/ports/distfiles and repeat # make install clean Sorry for so bad english. See you, Ata. |regards |ian | |as root, just use: | |pkg_add BitchX-1.0c19-FreeBSD4+Tcl1.5.tar.gz | |If this doesn't work, it is probably not a real FreeBSD package. | |I usually compile things from ports. You will find BitchX in |/usr/ports/irc/bitchx. If you want to try compiling it, do this (as |root): | |cd /usr/ports/irc/bitchx | make install distclean | |-Will | |> -----Original Message----- | > From: Ian Todd [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] | > Sent: Saturday, June 21, 2003 1:56 PM | > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] | > 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]" -- Ataualpa Albert Carmo Braga [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.iqm.unicamp.br "Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do." Oscar Wilde _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"