The prblem is that mozilla takes a heck of a long time to compile on my machine and all I want to do is browse the web. :) Oh well. :)
-D --- Alex de Kruijff <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 09:55:49AM -0700, Dinesh Nadarajah wrote: > > I guess what FreeBSD needs is a good port of the apt system Should > not > > be difficult. It can let pkg_xxx do all the installing etc. Would > be > > cool if one existed :) > > > Packages should work normaly, but can give some trouble afther you > update. There is a port called portupgrade which has the same goal as > the Debian apt system. You are better of using this if you like to > upgrade you installed packages. Packages however can stil be a > problem. > Debian handels packages better. > > Its likly that using packages isn't that high on the agenda since > installing application by compiling isn't that hard to do with the > ports > system. > > i.e. cd /usr/port/www/mozilla; make install && make clean > or portinstall www/mozilla > > -- > Alex > > Articles based on solutions that I use: > http://www.kruijff.org/alex/index.php?dir=docs/FreeBSD/ > _______________________________________________ > [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]"