Metasploit error

Christopher Nehren apeiron+usenet at
Sat Jun 11 15:38:00 GMT 2005

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On 2005-06-11, Derrick Edwards scribbled these
curious markings:
> 	I received the following error when trying to portupgrade metasploit. Once I 
> manually retrieved the tar from the website and put it 
> in /usr/ports/distfiles the port upgrade fine. Just a heads up. 
> Thanks for the port.
> Derrick
> => Checksum mismatch for framework-2.4.tar.gz.
> ===>  Refetch for 1 more times files: framework-2.4.tar.gz
> => framework-2.4.tar.gz doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/.
> => Attempting to fetch from
> fetch: framework-2.4.tar.gz: local modification time does not match remote
> => Attempting to fetch from 
> fetch: 
> size mismatch: expected 2607730, actual 2594132
> => Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this
> => port manually into /usr/ports/distfiles/ and try again.
> *** Error code 1

This is indicative of a fetch which was truncated or otherwise
unexpectedly and prematurely interrupted. The standard solution for this
is "remove the file and try again", which you solved indirectly by
replacing the file.

Best Regards,
Christopher Nehren
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