Subject: Re: follow-on woes
To: David Brownlee <>
From: paul beard <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 04/24/2002 16:01:08
David Brownlee wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, paul beard wrote:
>>It would be nice if sshd were configured at install time, to get
>>away from the console. I found I have to make keys before it would
>>start, and there are some things I just barely remember how to do.
> 	You should be able to do:
> 	echo 'sshd=YES' >> /etc/rc.conf
> 	/etc/rc.d/sshd start

but will that make the keys? That's what hoses things up.

>>Also, is down for maintenance (I know it's bad
>>manners to gripe about a volunteer effort, but is this really the
>>best time of day to move the master ftp site?) so I can't install
>>pkgtools/pkg_install which means I can't install anything else. I
>>can't find the distfiles on the mirrors I have looked at, so far.
> 	_any_ time of day is bad for someone in the world.
> 	pkg_install distfiles missing from mirrors is definitely bad
> 	though - can you submit a PR so this doesn't get missed?

My bad: the distfile was in pkgtools/LOCAL_PORTS/pkg_install. And 
as luck would have it as soon as I got the distfile, the master 
ftp site was back.

on a related note, how do I configure a different ftp site, either 
on a per-install basis or permanently?

Paul Beard
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I pray the double lock will keep;
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And, no one rob me till I awake.