[PC-BSD Testing] [9.1]pkg_add can't retrieve packages from packages-9.1-release

Ken Moore ken at pcbsd.org
Mon Dec 31 07:51:35 PST 2012

On 12/31/2012 10:06, Live user wrote:
> # pkg_add -r mcrypt
> Error: Unable to get 
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/amd64/packages-9.1-release/Latest/mcrypt.tbz: 
> File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
> pkg_add: unable to fetch 
> 'ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/amd64/packages-9.1-release/Latest/mcrypt.tbz' 
> by URL
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The FreeBSD packages are still being rebuilt after that security 
incident a little while back.

You will have to compile it yourself using the ports tree:
[code - as root]
portsnap fetch extract
cd /usr/ports/security/mcrypt
make install clean

I hope this helps!

~~Ken Moore~~

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