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Re: 7.1 on Beaglebone Black - Things I Hope are Fixed
On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 05:39:35PM -0700, Henry B (Hank) Hotz, CISSP wrote:
> The sysinst program does not (cannot?) install the binary or source versions of the package system. Since the URLs contain a lot of %hex characters I didn?t try to debug this.
Hard to say what went wrong here, percent-encoding has been around for
23 years now (originally defined in RFC 1630) and is valid even for
URLs consisting purely of "normal" 7-bit ASCII characters. It might
help if you provided the error message and the URL that failed.
> Finally, I thought I?d try the latest 8.0 prerelease version, but what I seem to have gotten is a prerelease version of 9.0 (8.99.1). The FAQ suggests it ought to be something like ?NetBSD-8.0_RCx?, but the ?.? is apparently a no-no.
That sounds as if you installed HEAD instead of netbsd-8, but it's
hard to guess without knowing what exactly you downloaded.
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