port download question
mohacsi at niif.hu
Tue Aug 17 09:24:06 PDT 2004
On Tue, 17 Aug 2004, Robert Nagy wrote:
> 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.
> 1) You can write a script (e.g. in perl) that does the thing. Then
> you can call that script from the fetch target.
I know, but I was looking for a general solution, that is available in
port intratructure. I take a quick look the makefiles, but I did not find
> 2) You can force the user to grab the distfile(s) manually.
> Just like ports/java/jdk14.
I believe, that forcing users to download the file manually is done only,
because of the license resctricitions. Force users to read the license
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