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Re: Installing packages: some do, some don't

On Sun, 03 Apr 2011 15:56:10 -0400, Jason Mitchell wrote:

> Hello,
>      If you're installing a package that has a large number of
> dependencies, pkg_add can take a long time. You might want to try
> running pkg_add with the -v option to see if that is what's happening.
> Jason Mitchell

I do use the -v option. That's how I found out that with those packages 
nothing is happening. I tried 3 times to install xfig and each time it 
just ended up (after a long wait) doing nothing and somehow returning at 
the # prompt again.

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