> On 6/2/12 12:52 PM, Andrei Rajkovic wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have recently attempted to download CCP4 from fink's package database,
> > however I receive an error upon attempting to install CCP4. The error
> > notifies me as not being able to download the file as the connection to
> > the server times out. I therefore installed aria2 and downloaded the
> > file ccp4-6.2.0-core-src.tar.gz directly from the ftp link
> > given ftp://ftp.ccp4.ac.uk/ccp4/6.2.0/ccp4-6.2.0-core-src.tar.gz. >
> > I attempted to follow the instructions given by fink on how to manually
> > install a package : "Once you locate the proper source tarball, download
> > it manually, and then move the file into your Fink source location (i.e.
> > for a default Fink install, "|sudo
> > mv *package-source.tar.gz* /sw/src/|". Then use '|fink
> > install *packagename* |' as normal.
> > I successfully moved the source tarball to the proper location, however
> > when I attempt to run fink install again I am unable to install the
> > package.
> > The exact command I run is fink install ccp4-6.2.0 or fink install ccp4
> > and it attempts to install again by connecting to the fink mirror
> > database. I was wondering how to circumvent this problem and install the
> > actual piece of software directly. I have thought of using Bill Scott's
> > page, but it seems to be outdated.
> > Thank you all greatly
> I can't see how Fink would have tried to download again if you had any
> "/sw/src/ccp4-6.2.0-core-src.tar.gz" file, whether it's the right one or
> not. Did you by any chance perform any operations on the file? If a
> source file is not _exactly_ what Fink is looking for it won't be
> recognized. What do you get from "ls -d /sw/src/ccp4*"?
> You also might try editing /sw/etc/fink.conf as a superuser and set
> DownloadMethod: aria2
> and just use fink to download it, since aria2 seems to be working for
> you in a manual download.
> Alexander Hansen, Ph.D.
> Fink User Liaison
> http://finkakh.wordpress.com/2012/02/21/got-job/ >