Subject: Re: skype is really stale
To: clayton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org>
Date: 08/20/2007 15:29:59
> I am somewhat new to NetBSD and trying to build a NetBSD desktop to see
> how close I can come to my Debian Linux desktop capabilities (I am
> *really* impressed with how fast one of my java apps runs on NetBSD....)
> Skype seems to be my first iceberg.
Let's see if we can smelt down this iceberg. :)
> Current version in pkgsrc is skype_staticQT-188.8.131.52, which is giving
> me some problems (crappy audio, can't access my USB headphones) that I
> think the latest and greatest skype version 184.108.40.206 might do better
> I tried a couple of simple Makefile hacks:
> * changed skype_staticQT-220.127.116.11 to skype_staticQT-18.104.22.168, which
> found nothing to download.
> * changed skype_staticQT-22.214.171.124 to skype-126.96.36.199, which downloaded
> skype-188.8.131.52.tar.bz2 from skype, but had some fatal errors on "make
It would have been helpful to see the actual error messages. Even if
they are of no use for you, some others usually understand what's wrong
and can help you.
I've updated it. Please try if it works now.