X11 / XFree86 Installation

John E Hein jhein at timing.com
Mon Aug 8 02:29:36 GMT 2005

Teo De Las Heras wrote at 22:22 -0400 on Aug  7, 2005:
 > I tried changing MASTER_SITES but then the I got an error that the
 > local time does not match the remote ??  What did work was fetching
 > the file from the xlibs site.  I didn't even know about the fetch
 > command!!  I tried downloading that file onto my Windows desktop and
 > then using FTP to get it into my FreeBSD box.  Any idea why that was
 > causing the checksum to fail?

When using the windows ftp, make sure to change to binary mode
('bin').  Otherwise (in 'ascii' mode), you will see it convert
newlines (0x0a) to carriage return + newlines (0x0d, 0x0a).

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