Xscreensaver source server broken

Brandon D. Valentine brandon at dvalentine.com
Sun Apr 24 18:44:53 PDT 2005

On Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 03:56:29PM -0500, Lars Eighner wrote:
> It appears to me that the xscreensaver-gnome port is broken in
> that the source server (at jwz.org) will not reliably serve the
> source file.
> In particular, it serves a truncated file for
> xscreensaver-4.21.tar.gz .
> A review of google results for "xscreensaver freebsd truncated"
> will show this has been a widespread (some 254 hits) problem
> reported to this and other freebsd lists since at least March
> 2004 (when the version was 4.15).  Attempts to fetch this file
> manually via http and ftp fail, with the servers reporting the
> correct size for the file, but truncating it after about 17k has
> been transfered.

Has anyone attempted to contact jwz regarding this issue?

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