invalid WWW: addresses in pkg-descr

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Mon Mar 8 13:11:54 PST 2004

V po, 08. 03. 2004 v 05:17, Robin Schoonover píše:

> > > Interesting, but there is a lot of false positives. For example
> > > www/zope-* ports..
> > > 
> > 
> > HEAD seems to be broken on that server ( and returns 404 even
> > if the file exists.  Grrr.  I didn't want to use GET unless I had to.
> > 
> Ok, I've fixed the problem with it mistakenly identifing the www/zope-*
> ports as having bad WWW: lines.  Now it tries to use HEAD, and if HEAD
> fails for -any- reason, it tries GET.  Also I made it partially lie about
> the user agent it is (it calls itself Mozilla, but with some extra text at
> the end identifing it as a libwww-perl script, and yada yada).
> The new, most recent output is at
> (Comments as always, are appreciated.)

Really interesting, and surprising how big list is it. If you only could
break it by port maintainers... it would be perfect :)

Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
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