Getting distfiles for entire tree

RW list-freebsd-2004 at
Sat Mar 18 01:21:24 UTC 2006

On Friday 17 March 2006 20:27, Doug Barton wrote:
> Scot Hetzel wrote:
> > 'make fetch' on a port, checks if a depending port is installed.  If
> > that port is not installed, then it will fetch the sources and install
> > the depending port.

It doesn't install. I don't think it checks whether the port is installed 

> 'make checksum' does not suffer from this limitation, and has the added
> benefit of making sure that you got the right version of the file.

And that the dowload is completed, "fetch" is happy with a partial dowload, 
"checksum" will cause an incompleted download to resume.

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