On Wed, 31 Dec 2003 08:30:45 -0500 "fbsd_user" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Your missing the whole point. > > The FBSD handbook says to use > http://www.freebsd.org/ports/index.html to find port and package > names and it only shows the names with versions suffix appended to > the names. > Pkg_add -r points to directory location with out names with > versions suffix appended. > > >From user view point, pkg_add -r does not work because user is > entering name with version suffix appended as they are led to > believe is the correct name as instructed by the FBSD handbook. > > The user doesn't know about or cares about what 'Latest' contains. > All they know is, they can not get pkg_add to work as instructed by > the handbook. > > That's the big problem. > > The 'Latest' category needs to be populated with names having the > version suffix appended. Would be easier and not-breaking a lot of things if you would submit a patch for that sections of the handbook that clarifies this ? -- IOnut Unregistered ;) FreeBSD user _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"