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Seven general questions: packages, ConTeXt, flash etc


I am new to netbsd. I am trying it after some years of OpenBSD. Before
that, in the dark past, I used linux and in the very late Orvodician
period, windows 3.11 (that was the last time I had it installed). I
think the reason for that was the oxygen content of the air, of about
69% of today's content.

Somehow that must have been affecting my brain. But I was lucky. It
was close enough to the Dapingian, so that some plants were appearing
already and producing more O2... otherwise I guess today I would be
using windows Vista.

I have some questions.

1) where are built packages stored?

After a make whatever in /usr/pkgsrc, I cannot find the installable package

I am trying to "stress" NetBSD to see how "fast" it is with pigs such
as kde etc. This means that I have built kde from source. Where is it
stored, after I have built it?

# find packages/

Since I am planning to move my wife's laptop to NetBSD too and it's an
i386, it would be nice to reuse the built package

2) Why is zzz not executable by a normal user and only by root?

Is there a reason for that? It is executable in OpenBSD

3) How do you set up audio for skype?

I am having troubles

"Called failed, problems with audio playback"

/dev/dsp is marked as the audio device, without other options, but
/dev/dsp does not exist

4) Why are dependencies not automatically done in pkgrsc?

I am trying to build tex and

=> Full dependency tex-marvosym-[0-9]*: NOT found
=> Verifying reinstall for ../../fonts/tex-marvosym
ERROR: [] A package matching ``tex-marvosym-[0-9]*'' should
ERROR:     be installed, but one cannot be found.  Perhaps there is a
ERROR:     stale work directory for ../../fonts/tex-marvosym?
*** Error code 1

make: stopped in /usr/pkgsrc/print/teTeX3-texmf
*** Error code 1

make: stopped in /usr/pkgsrc/print/teTeX3-bin
*** Error code 1

make: stopped in /usr/pkgsrc/graphics/dvipng
*** Error code 1

make: stopped in /usr/pkgsrc/print/teTeX

This means that I have to go into /usr/pkgsrc/fonts/tex-marvosym and make there

5) Is there any plan to port ConTeXt as an individual tgz to pkgsrc?

I do not find any package and the wiki site lacks information about NetBSD

The one provided with teTeX is rather old

# texexec --version

 TeXExec 5.2.4 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2005

               texexec : TeXExec 5.2.4 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2005
               texutil : TeXUtil 9.0.0 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1992-2004
                   tex : pdfTeXk, 3.1415926-1.40.9 (Web2C 7.5.7)
               context : ver: 2005.01.31
               cont-en : ver: 2005.01.31  fmt: 2009.8.15  mes: english

        total run time : 2 seconds

Am I the first NetBSD user interested in ConTeXt??

6) Has anybody installed firefox-bin-flash?

Somehow the flash player has been removed from the servers

200 Switching to Binary mode.
250 Directory successfully changed.
250-If you're looking for one of the FreeBSD releases, please look in the
250-releases/${ARCH}/${RELNAME} directory, where ARCH = "alpha", "amd64",
250-"i386", "ia64", "pc98", or "sparc64" and RELNAME = the release
250-you're interested in, e.g. "6.1-RELEASE" or "5.5-RELEASE".
250 Directory successfully changed.
250 Directory successfully changed.
550 Failed to change directory.
221 Goodbye.
fetch: Unable to fetch expected file install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz
*** Error code 1

How can I have flash working on netbsd, if possible?

7) Has anybody successfully used ekiga on netbsd?

If so, I would appreciate any help in the set up



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