With that said, are some packages (for lack of better words-->) "not supported" on 
certain builds?  I'm running on a sparc box, 1.6.2.   If you were to look at the 
packages available on 1.6.2, for sparc, there are none! =(

Thanks for your time,
Reggie

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Nikos Vassiliadis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Date:  Thu, 22 Jul 2004 16:44:47 +0300

>It's a bit different. Assuming that you are using i386 and bourne shell:
>export PKG_PATH=ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/1.6.2/i386/All
>pkg_add -v mozilla
>Simple as that, check out pkg_add(1)
>
>Cheers, NikV
>
>On Thursday 22 July 2004 16:34, Ogre wrote:
>> Me again...I left out some pertinant info (the coffee hasnt kicked in yet
>> :P) Yeah, I'm running NetBSD, 1.6.2.  I just found documentation that
>> pointed to the FreeBSD docs for more info...and when I RTFM for FreeBSD, I
>> see theres a "-r" option for pkg_add that will fetch the correct everything
>> for my package (right?).  Looks like I may have answered my own question.
>> I'll try this option tonight. Sorry for wasting your time!
>>
>>
>> Reggie
>>
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: "Jorn Argelo" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> Date:  Thu, 22 Jul 2004 15:26:02 +0200 (CEST)
>>
>> >I'm not really sure if it matters or not, but using ftp.freebsd.org
>> >might make a difference. Not sure if NetBSD uses the same ports-tree as
>> >FreeBSD does.
>> >
>> >Cheers,
>> >
>> >Jorn
>> >
>> >> Hi,
>> >> I've installing several packages (using pkg_add) lately, and tried
>> >
>> >many more.  I generally use the pkg_add ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/(...)
>> >method, with decent success.  My problem is that I cannot always find
>> >the packages I need! For example, while installing a package listed
>> >under ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/1.6/sparc/All/, I've found that
>> >a package dependancy was in
>> >ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/1.5.3/sparc/All/!?  In another case,
>> >I could not find the dependancy in ANY of the distributions!
>> >
>> >> Am I just blind? What am I missing here? What is a good way to find
>> >
>> >where my dependancies reside, without having to search through every
>> >distro's package list? What is the logic behind the layout? I'm assuming
>> >that the packages listed for each distro just happened to be updated, or
>> >ported, during that distro's upcoming?
>> >
>> >> Very confused. Please help.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Reggie
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