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Re: window maker dependencies..
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: window maker dependencies..
- From: Ted <ted_(_at_)_poox_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 21:35:05 +1100
On 17/11/2004, at 19:55, Siju George wrote:
btw installing windowmaker from ports is easy and clean :) use ports
Thankyou somuch Dennis for replying:)
The problem with me is very slow and freequently disconnectiong
internet connection! It will be almost abig frustration to do it
through the net :)
If you are using ports and you keep getting disconnected when a `make
downloading a source tarball, then I found this helps:
FETCH_CMD=wget -c -t2
Of course you will need wget first:
cd /usr/ports/net/wget && make install && make clean
By having wget with -c when installing a port wget will be used to
fetch the sources'
and will resume downloading the source if interrupted.
The -t2 switch just sets a 2 second timeout. You can change this to
suit your needs.
If you want more info on mk.conf and how it affects ports (a
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