On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 17:14:38 -0700 Robin Schoonover <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> probably wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 13:48:20 -0700, "Preston Crawford" > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I have what may seem like an odd question. I have a new FreeBSD 4.9 > > system that I want to install OpenOffice and some other stuff on. Most of > > the stuff left to install is pretty big and thus will be hard to download > > via ports over my dial-up connection (yes, I use dial-up). I know it's > > possible to download tarballs and drop them into the ports tree somewhere > > so you don't have to do the download. I'm wondering how easy this is, > > though. By that I mean, if I wanted to say install Tomcat, Java, > > OpenOffice, etc. in this manner how would I know which package to > > download? And from where? I'd like to download these at work, burn them > > on a CD and take them home. However, since I'm not in front of my machine > > I don't know where ports will be looking for these files. Anyone know? > > running make fetch-recursive-list will tell you everything including -all- > the places you can get the files. If you use a windoze box at work > however, it'll be slightly painful, since you have to copy each url one by > one (I imagine using something else like linux wouldn't be too bad, since > you can generally make it use wget by running it with FETCH_CMD=wget). > > I've never actually done it this way though, and one issue I see is the > fact that /usr/ports/distfiles has certain things semi-ordered (openoffice > stuff is dumped into /usr/ports/distfiles/openoffice for example), and I > don't think fetch-recursive-list does anything about it. Of course, this > just means you have to move a few things around when you get home. You can learn where exatly you need the distfile by looking at the line starting with ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/: [I use wget as my fetch command][lines wrapped on ||] $ cd /usr/ports/editors/openoffice/; make fetch-recursive-list| head -n 1 /usr/bin/env wget -c -T 5 ftp://ftp.sunet.se/pub/FreeBSD/distfiles/OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 || /usr/bin/env wget -c -T 5 http://openofficeorg.secsup.org/stable/1.0.3/OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 || /usr/bin/env wget -c -T 5 http://mirrors.sunsite.dk/openoffice/stable/1.0.3/OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 || /usr/bin/env wget -c -T 5 http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/misc/openoffice/stable/1.0.3/OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 || /usr/bin/env wget -c -T 5 ftp://www.t.ring.gr.jp/pub/misc/openoffice/stable/1.0.3/OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 || /usr/bin/env wget -c -T 5 http://www.t.ring.gr.jp/archives/misc/openoffice/stable/1.0.3/OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 || /usr/bin/env wget -c -T 5 ftp://ftp.chg.ru/pub/OpenOffice/stable/1.0.3/OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 || /usr/bin/env wget -c -T 5 ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/openoffice1.0/OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 || echo OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 not fetched This means that the distfile OOo_1.0.3_source.tar.bz2 should be put in /usr/ports/distfiles/openoffice1.0/ > > -- > Robin Schoonover (aka End) > # > # Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics. -- Fletcher Knebel > # > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- DoubleF "Virtual" means never knowing where your next byte is coming from.
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