Articles about freebsd
After the 2017-05-12 mesa port consolidation, there were packages left with missing dependencies. This is how to fix them
The update from mesa 17.0.3 to 17.0.4 merged libGL, libEGL, libglesv2, libglapi, and gbm into mesa-libs, and moved dri to mesa-dri. I performed the update using …
Clone the repository from https://github.com/jbaiter/gphoto2-cffi.
> cd ~/github > git clone https://github.com/jbaiter/gphoto2-cffi
I had to specify where to find the include files.
> env C_INCLUDE_PATH=/usr/local/include python3 setup.py build
Install and clean-up
# python3 setup.py install # python3 setup.py clean …
This article document how I updated python3 from version 3.5 to 3.6 on FreeBSD.
This article is written for FreeBSD 11-STABLE amd64. The procedure on other supported FreeBSD versions should be similar if not identical. Commands following a “>” can be run as an unprivileged user. Commands following …
This article documents the process I followed to update Python 3.4 to 3.5 on my FreeBSD machines.
The goal is to replace Python 3.4 and all the packages that depend on it by Python 3.5. Normally I would use portmaster for updating but at the …
This documents how I installed Python bindings for libmagic.
There are actually different bindings for libmagic. One set is part of the original distribution. It can be found in /usr/src/contrib/file/python/. But in my opinion it is somewhat cumbersome to use and not very Pythonic.
The implementation …
Sometimes I need to update my FreeBSD operating system. I prefer to do that from the source code, so that my customizations in (/etc/src.conf) remain.
At the writing of this article, I’m tracking the 10-STABLE branch. To start this, I removed the contents of /usr/src …
More and more, IPython has become my tool of choice as the ultimate calculator and to try out concepts and code for use in my programs.
While I generally use the terminal-based interactive shell, notebooks offer more capabilities for integrating text, formulas and graphics.
With Python 2.7 effectively mostly …