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Archive for November, 2011

FreeBSD byobu snack module fix:
portmaster -m WITH_PYTHON=yes devel/newt

Explanation: somebody decided that compiling python-newt by default was wrong, and broke the byobu package in the process. I’m a new FreeBSD user, so this was pretty annoying to fix. It kept bothering me that byobu-config was broken, and I eventually went into the ports collection makefile to find that there was a WITH_PYTHON option in there all along.

Of course, all the linux-based system monitors found in byobu, xmobar, etc. are broken in FreeBSD.

BTW, knowing the answer makes it much easier to find. :) (already found it twice)

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