On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 05:12:36PM -0500, Francis Litterio wrote: > Kris Kennaway wrote: > > > On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 01:22:38PM -0500, Francis Litterio wrote: > > >> I have a stock 5.1 release system, but when I try to install the package > >> amsn-0.71_1.tbz, which I downloaded from > >> > >> ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5.1-release/All/amsn-0.71_1.tbz > >> > >> pkg_add says it needs version "tcl-8.4.3,1" of tcl but my 5.1 system has > >> tcl version "8.3.5_2" installed. I have not changed my tcl installation > >> since I installed 5.1, so that's the tcl that comes with 5.1. > > > > That's the version of tcl 8.3 that comes with 5.1. The version of tcl > > 8.4 that comes with 5.1 is 8.4.3,1. They are different packages. > > Thanks for replying. > > In what sense does tcl 8.4 "come with 5.1" if it is not installed when I > install _everything_ from the 5.1 install CD?
tcl 8.4 presumably isn't on the install CD, like about 8000 other packages that also do not fit. > This is what confuses me: How can tcl 8.4.3,1 be a 5.1 package if it > depends on packages that are not installed with the 5.1 release? Sure, > any package can be a "5.1 package" as long as I upgrade enough other > packages. The full set of packages is available on the FTP site. It would take about a dozen CDs to fit them all. Kris
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