availability of distfiles
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Mon Apr 24 22:53:12 UTC 2006
--- Kevin Kinsey <kdk at daleco.biz> wrote:
> Peter wrote:
> > Hi. I have a question regarding how distfiles become available to
> > ports tree. For example, on freshports it says that a version is
> > available (since March 28) for a given port. When I attempt to
> > the port ("make install clean") I see that FreeBSD is trying to
> > the distfile for the same version but it fails. When I manually
> take a
> > look at the distfile location the version indeed does not exist.
> > how can this happen?
> Ports tree out of date? (doesn't seem overly likely, but...)
No. Not on my end.
> Hoster problems?
> Newer version exists?
> Version change backed out due to security issues?
> " " " performance issues?
> Distfiles moved ... (see first one above....)
Older versions exist.
> Need better MASTER_SITE variable?
Not sure how to change.
> Bill Fenner does some work on this: see:
multitail is not listed.
root at sonata:/usr/ports/sysutils/multitail > make install clean
===> Vulnerability check disabled, database not found
=> multitail-3.8.10.tgz doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/.
=> Attempting to fetch from http://www.vanheusden.com/multitail/.
fetch: http://www.vanheusden.com/multitail/multitail-3.8.10.tgz: size
mismatch: expected 82860, actual 422
=> Attempting to fetch from
File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
=> Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this
=> port manually into /usr/ports/distfiles/ and try again.
*** Error code 1
Stop in /usr/ports/sysutils/multitail.
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