lazylew at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 04:01:20 PDT 2014
<<this could be better so I'm going to try to make this more user friendly
so people don't have to experience what you are experiencing (sorry about
No need to apologize at all; I'm glad to be of help serving as a guinee-pig
if it helps others in the future :-)
On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 11:51 AM, John Marino <dragonflybsd at marino.st>wrote:
> On 3/28/2014 11:46, Ludo Beckers wrote:
> > I don't know what you mean really - a mrirror is sort of an address
> > where to download something from, right?
> > I haven't seen any address in the previous instructions.
> > So far I followed the instructions literally, like eg here:
> > # cd /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/
> > # mv df-releases.conf.sample df-releases.conf
> > # pkg upgrade
> > I'll try Peeter's suggestion also, and see what that does.
> The packages that you download are stored somewhere, right? Each server
> that you can download packages from is called a "mirror" because it
> should have contents identical to the master location.
> If the "mirror" that you designated is inaccessible, or if you didn't
> designate any mirror, then of course you can expect to download zero
> packages with that configuration.
> The configuration files instruct pkg how to work so the instructions
> have to be good. Since pkg isn't behaving, that's a logical place to
> look. As I said before, this could be better so I'm going to try to
> make this more user friendly so people don't have to experience what you
> are experiencing (sorry about that).
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