port download question

Robert Nagy robert at bsd.hu
Tue Aug 17 09:00:47 PDT 2004

Stardate [040817 16:48]. Mohacsi Janos of Borg wrote:
> Hi All,
> 	How should I specify the MASTER_SITES and DISTNAME for a 
> particular port if it requires HTTP POST operation to download the 
> distribution file.
> 	Thank,
1) You can write a script (e.g. in perl) that does the thing. Then
you can call that script from the fetch target.

2) You can force the user to grab the distfile(s) manually.
Just like ports/java/jdk14.

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