FreeBSD ports: 1 unfetchable distfile: textproc/ripole
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Mar 21 20:56:48 UTC 2006
On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 12:33:56PM -0800, Freddie Cash wrote:
> On Tue, March 21, 2006 10:33 am, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > 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 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 downloaded.
> > 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
> > mirror.
> It's downloadable from the RipOLE site and the FreeBSD FTP servers
> (pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/ripole* list 4 different versions). Does
> it need more than that? I'm not currently authorised to run public
> FTP/HTTP services from work, but if need be, I could look into that.
If the FreeBSD FTP sites have the current version, then no.
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