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Re: Seven general questions: packages, ConTeXt, flash etc
On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 07:13:57PM +0200, Pau wrote:
> 1) where are built packages stored?
In "/usr/pkgrc/packages" by default.
> 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?
It is only installed by default. You have to use "make package"
instead of "make install" to get a binary package.
> 2) Why is zzz not executable by a normal user and only by root?
For security reasons.
> Is there a reason for that? It is executable in OpenBSD
You can always install "sudo" and allow normal users to run it that way.
> 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: [depends.mk] 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?
They should be installed automatically. Are you sure you have a
complete and consistant copy of "pkgsrc"?
> 6) Has anybody installed firefox-bin-flash?
Not for a while I'm using "ns-flash" via "nsplugginwrapper" (both
available in "pkgsrc") with a native Firefox 3.0.x (also in
"pkgsrc" under "www/firefox3").
> Somehow the flash player has been removed from the servers
Yes, Adobe keeps doing that.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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