ports/67665: [maintainer-update] Update net/limewire to version 4.0.5
past at noc.ntua.gr
Fri Jun 18 10:51:09 UTC 2004
The following reply was made to PR ports/67665; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Panagiotis Astithas <past at noc.ntua.gr>
To: Volker Stolz <vs at freebsd.org>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: ports/67665: [maintainer-update] Update net/limewire to version
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 13:43:58 +0300
Volker Stolz wrote:
> The hard-coded port# in the download URL is very unfortunate (I checked
> with limewire.com, it's indeed the URL they use):
> Our firewall doesn't allow connections to port 82, and our Squid is
> unwilling to connect to low ports for equal reasons.
> Many people will have the same problem, and since it is marked as
> RESTRICTED, the distfile won't be mirrored by freebsd.org.
> Is there any workaround? At least somebody should complain to them.
I have complained to them, to no avail. I don't know how they handle
these issues, but it may be unimportant for them. Anyway, this patch is
an improvement to the current situation, at least for some users that
have privately complained to me about the port and are able to download
the new distfile.
Electrical & Computer Engineer, PhD
Network Management Center
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
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