Unfetchable distfiles reminder

YazzY freebsd at yazzy.org
Sun Sep 7 16:39:51 PDT 2003


Weird, I just installed two randomely picked ports, cowsay and ncftp3 
from the http://people.freebsd.org/~fenner/portsurvey/bad.html list and 
I had no problems with fetching the files.


Bill Fenner wrote:
> Dear porters,
> 
>   This is just a reminder to please periodically check the list of
> unfetchable distfiles at http://people.freebsd.org/~fenner/portsurvey/ .
> In particular, the list of ports with no MAINTAINER with distfile
> problems is
> 
> http://people.freebsd.org/~fenner/portsurvey/ports@freebsd.org.html
> 
> Since no one is responsible for these ports, the problem won't get
> fixed unless someone on this list takes the initiative.
> 
>   In addition, the list of all ports with any unfetchable distfile is
> 
> http://people.freebsd.org/~fenner/portsurvey/bad.html
> 
> if you don't mind coordinating your fixes with the port MAINTAINER.
> 
> Thanks for your help!
> 
> Bill "distfiles" Fenner
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