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Monday, February 17th 2003, 2:34pm

how to install psi in freebsd???

when im trying to compile psi0.8.7,error occur :

rOy# ./configure
Configuring Psi ...
rOy# make
QTDIR=/usr/local/qt make -C src
make: illegal option -- C
usage: make [-Beiknqrstv] [-D variable] [-d flags] [-E variable] [-f makefile]
[-I directory] [-j max_jobs] [-m directory] [-V variable]
[variable=value] [target ...]
*** Error code 2

Stop in /root/Desktop/psi-0.8.7.

can any expert help me with this???and is there any other instant messenger can be used in freebsd kde that is easier to set up? :P


Tuesday, February 18th 2003, 9:15am


if you are using KDE3 you can try out kopete. there is a bug fix release coming out in the next few days (0.6.1) that you'll want to wait for if you use MSN, though. of course, you could be a brave soul and use the CVS version =)


Tuesday, February 18th 2003, 12:04pm

First, read the excellent FreeBSD handbook, and learn how to cvsup your ports.

Next pick one of:

cd /usr/ports/net/psi && make install clean
pkg_add -r psi
portinstall psi
portupgrade -N psi

The first will build it locally, the next will fetch a package, the other two are aliases to the same command but will build the port locally while keeping your package registration database nice and clean. If you want to use portinstall/portupgrade with packages, but falling back to the building it locally, add -P to the commandline (so "portinstall -P psi").

If you want to use portinstall/portupgrade with only binary packages, add -PP. If you later cvsup your ports tree, and there is a new version, use "portupgrade psi" to have it upgraded, adding -P or -PP as you wish.

The current version in ports is 0.8.7, they are generally kept very up to date.



Tuesday, February 18th 2003, 12:53pm

i have tried the /usr/ports/net/psi & make oledi. the problem is, it seems i cant connect to it ftp and dload the files.
i oledi have the psi source wif me.but when i compiled it,problem occured and i duno wat it means.So can some1 tell me y this occur and how2 solve it???