ports/82309: option to download ports via http only

vaidab at Safe-mail.net vaidab at Safe-mail.net
Fri Jun 17 08:54:43 GMT 2005

Yes, it would be perfect.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Vasil Dimov <vd at datamax.bg>
To: vaidab at Safe-mail.net
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org, freebsd-ports at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: ports/82309: option to download ports via http only
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 10:33:42 +0300

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> On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 03:51:59AM -0400, vaidab at Safe-mail.net wrote:
> > >Description:
> >         I am in a campus where ftp is filtered and I would like an option to choose the protocol by which ports are fetched.
> >         e.g. define PORTS_USE_HTTP_ONLY="yes" in make.conf
> To avoid binding only to http and ftp protocols I suggest that it would
> be better to have PORTS_FETCH_PROTOCOLS= or just FETCH_PROTOCOLS= that
> contains a list of allowed protocols. It will just skip sites that do
> not start with one of the strings specified in this variable. For
> example:
> will skip ftp://ftp.foo.org/x/y/z from a list of sites like:
> http://a/b/c ftp://ftp.foo.org/x/y/z http://bar/baz
> Or even we can have similar _REJECT variable in addition that removes
> only sites that start with specified strings.
> Does this sound reasonable?
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