Subject: Re: pkg/11619: Xemacs can't download it's own packages
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mario Kemper <email@example.com>
Date: 12/01/2000 00:43:08
> Xemacs is unable to find the packages chosen for installation under "Options - Manage Packages - List and Install"
> Xemacs tries to download the package then returns "unable to find file <filename>"
> Run Xemacs as root
> Options - Manage Packages - Add Download Site - xemacs.org
> Options - Manage Packages - Update Package Index
> Select OK for Dialog Box
> Options - Manage Packages - List and Install
> Select Any package (eg. auctex)
> Type 'x' to start installation, 'y' to accept
> Xemacs returns "Unable to find file auctex-1.16-pkg.tar.gz"
Works like a charm here. Maybe it's because 1.16 is way outdated. The update
of the Package-Index seems to have failed. I had it too, when i tried it now
to verify this. After updateing the Index, every Version installed was newer
than the current version on ftp.xemacs.org.