FreeBSD ports: 1 unfetchable distfile: textproc/ripole
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Mar 21 18:33:11 UTC 2006
On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 09:18:01AM -0800, Freddie Cash wrote:
> On Tue, March 21, 2006 2:01 am, Bill "distfiles" Fenner wrote:
> > You are listed as the FreeBSD port maintainer for 1 port whose
> > distfiles are not fetchable from their MASTER_SITES. Could you
> > please visit
> > http://firstname.lastname@example.org
> > and correct the problems listed there? The individual port with a
> > problem is textproc/ripole.
> This appears to be a transient error that has already corrected itself:
> - Manually going to the site and clicking on the link allows the
> ripole-0.2.0.tar.gz file to be downloaded.
> - Putting the URL
> http://www.pldaniels.com/ripole/ripole-0.2.0.tar.gz into a browser
> allows the file to be downloaded.
> - Using fetch from the commandline with the above URL allows the
> file to be downloaded.
> - Running "make fetch" from the port directory allows the file to be
The fact that the error was transient isn't really the issue; if the
port was unfetchable, even transiently, then it denied service to
users who tried to build it during that time. Try to add another
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