distfile status - do I have to do something about it?
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Mon Aug 22 11:04:24 UTC 2011
On 21 Aug 2011 21:56, "Anton Shterenlikht" <mexas at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 02:22:08PM -0400, b. f. wrote:
> > > I maintain these 2 ports:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Do I have to do something about it?
> > Probably not for the 500s, unless the recur many times. The NXDOMAIN
> > is more troubling: you should investigate if upstream has moved, or
> > is defunct. If you can't determine this by other information, and the
> > site is unreachable, wait a while, to ensure that it is not a
> > temporary outage with someone's nameserver, and then, if the problem
> > has not been solved, find another place to host the distfiles, or
> > deprecate the port.
> I fixed NXDOMAIN.
> Some 500s indeed recur many times.
> I want to fix those too. However,
> some are defined in Mk/bsd.sites.mk,
> e.g.: sunsite.org.uk
> What's the procedure for updating
Send-pr -- any ports committer can edit it. Just don't break the syntax, or
erwin will do horrible things to you.
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