Unfetchable distfiles reminder

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Sep 9 08:40:25 PDT 2003

On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 02:13:33AM +0200, YazzY wrote:
> Hi Bill.
> Thigs go to fast with a good link :)
> My bad:
> >> ncftp-3.1.5-src.tar.bz2 doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/.
> >> Attempting to fetch from ftp://ftp.ncftp.com/ncftp/.
> fetch: ftp://ftp.ncftp.com/ncftp/ncftp-3.1.5-src.tar.bz2: File 
> unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
> >> Attempting to fetch from 
> ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/.
> Receiving ncftp-3.1.5-src.tar.bz2 (394777 bytes): 13%
> I just wonder if this list is correct at all now that one of the two 
> randomely chosen ports actually worked. And all I can see is red labeled 
> comments...

Um, what this shows is that ncftp is indeed not present on the master
site (ftp.ncftp.com).  The ftp.freebsd.org collection is just a backup.

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