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Re: Aw: Re: pkgin: mplayer-1.1.1nb1 is not available on the repository

Carsten Kunze <> writes:

>> > Are not all packages available for all amd64 NetBSD releases? And if
>> yes--why did pkgin not know this?
>> You cannot distribute useful binary package for MPlayer for legal reasons.
> I know that from Linux, but had not expected it on NetBSD.

This is the problem in the law, not in NetBSD.

> But if that's the reason why does "pkgin avail" list it?
> Or do I have do setup an alternative server path to be able to install it?

Just build it from the source, it takes only fifteen minutes with decent
hardware and internet connectivity.


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