Subject: [Fwd: installing]
To: port mac 68k <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Erik Winkler <email@example.com>
Date: 04/06/2000 10:13:41
Erik Winkler wrote:
> James Kelly wrote:
> > cpin dosn't work
> > I copy a tgz file to the mac drive and do cpin joe.2.8.tgz /usr/pkg/j=
> > and IT DOSNT WORK. Minishell tells me it can't open the file on the m=
> > Tell me guys I installed the darn OS with the mac installer WHY CAN'T=
> > THE APPS THE SAME WAY?
> Because the OS files are tar/gzip files and the applications are packag=
> Don't let the *.tgz fool you, they
> are not the same type of file, they are just compressed using the UNIX =
> > MiniShell dosn't work
> > how am I supposed to get the apps installed?
> MiniShell is failing because it doesn't have the path to your *.tgz fil=
e on the Mac
> drive. It is looking for it by default where your Installer applicatio=
> located. You can give it an exact path like MacHD:mypackages:joe.2.8.t=
> should solve your problem.
> > Help in minishell is no help.
> > Jim Kelly
> > Bjarne B=E4ckstr=F6m wrote:
> > > On Wed, 05 Apr 2000 08:52:07 -0400, James Kelly <firstname.lastname@example.org=
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > >This is a problem I'm having, I used the mac sid installer I used =
> > > >install the os to install a bunch of apps. Now the system can't fi=
> > > >apps. I launch pico and it tells me libpico.so 2. whatever can't b=
> > > >yet there it is in /bin and /bin is in my path. I can't use any of=
> > > >I installed this way. How else are you supposed t ge the apps on h=
> > > >side?
> > >
> > > From the installer, enter the MiniShell. Then cd /usr/pkg and us=
> > > to copy the files from the Mac side. (Type "help" when yo're in the
> > > MiniShell.)
> > >
> > > /Bjarne.