[ports-i386@FreeBSD.org: vstrip-0.8.f_1 failed on i386 7]

Marcin Cieslak saper at system.pl
Thu Feb 28 19:43:01 UTC 2008

Erwin Lansing wrote:
> FYI; can you please investigate and/or report to the developers?  If
> you are already aware of this problem but do not yet have a fix,
> please mark the port BROKEN in the appropriate case, so that users do
> not unexpectedly encounter it.

> ====================<phase 1: make checksum>====================
> => vStrip_08f.zip doesn't seem to exist in /tmp/distfiles/.
> => Attempting to fetch from http://files.digital-digest.com/downloads/files/encode/.
> fetch: http://files.digital-digest.com/downloads/files/encode/vStrip_08f.zip: Unauthorized
> => Attempting to fetch from ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/.
> fetch: ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/vStrip_08f.zip: Service not available, closing control connection
> => Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this
> => port manually into /tmp/distfiles/ and try again.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /a/ports/sysutils/vstrip.
> ================================================================
> build of /usr/ports/sysutils/vstrip ended at Thu Feb 28 16:04:24 UTC 2008
> ----- End forwarded message -----

The attached patch fixes this one for know, stealing a bit of bandwidth
from our Gentoo friends. This distfile is already replicated on the
FreeBSD ftp mirrors, looks like overload of the ftp.FreeBSD.org exposed
the issue.

I am about to email admin at digital-digest.com about this, they look to
have a problem with what they call 'leeching' (see

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