[rescue] q concerning freeware.sgi.com

Kurt Huhn kurt at k-huhn.com
Thu May 29 09:54:46 CDT 2003

Kevin <kevin at mpcf.com> wrote:

> I'm sure there is a more elegant solution but i just ftp'd the
> entire "Dist" dir to my NFS box, untarred and pointed swmgr to
> that location.

I don't think there's anything more elegant - outside of building every
damnable package from source, which I just don't have the time for.

This is the prefered method for most other SGI freeware, and if the desired
software was xmms, this is the route I'd suggest also.

Kurt                 "I am not aware that any community has a right to 
kurt at k-huhn.com       force another to be civilized." 
                                                   --John Stuart Mill 

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