bin/96443: fetch(1) does not work with particular site (affects x11/rxvt)

Mario Sergio Fujikawa Ferreira lioux at
Fri Apr 28 02:20:12 UTC 2006

>Number:         96443
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       fetch(1) does not work with particular site (affects x11/rxvt)
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Apr 28 02:20:10 GMT 2006
>Originator:     Mario Sergio Fujikawa Ferreira
>Release:        FreeBSD 6.1-RC i386
System: FreeBSD 6.1-RC FreeBSD 6.1-RC #6: Thu Apr 20 03:40:30 BRT 2006 lioux at exxodus:/usr/obj-6.x/usr/src-6.x/sys/LIOUX i386


	fetch(1) is unable to handle download of

- port x11/rxvt

> rxvt-2.6.4.tar.bz2 doesn't seem to exist in /home/lioux/src/myports/ports/x11/rxvt/.
=> Attempting to fetch from
fetch: size unknown
fetch: size of remote file is not known
rxvt-2.6.4.tar.bz2                                      28 kB   16 kBps
=> MD5 Checksum mismatch for rxvt-2.6.4.tar.bz2.
=> SHA256 Checksum mismatch for rxvt-2.6.4.tar.bz2.

whilst ftp/wget(1) downloads

           => `rxvt-2.6.4.tar.bz2.1'
Resolving,,, ...
Connecting to||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: [following]
           => `rxvt-2.6.4.tar.bz2.1'
Connecting to||:21... connected.
Logging in as anonymous ... Logged in!
==> SYST ... done.    ==> PWD ... done.
==> TYPE I ... done.  ==> CWD /pub/rxvt ... done.
==> PASV ... done.    ==> RETR rxvt-2.6.4.tar.bz2 ... done.
Length: 252,636 (247K) (unauthoritative)

100%[==================================================================================>] 252,636       61.92K/s    ETA 00:00

although it hangs after this last line instead of returning control to the shell interpreter.


read Description


	Not known. I am not quite sure whether this is a problem with fetch(1)
or the server misbehaving.

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