How to get optional distfiles mirrored?

Doug Barton dougb at
Tue Mar 21 22:33:43 UTC 2006

Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 18, 2006 at 10:18:31AM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>> Howdy,
>> The ftp site does not have a mirror of an optional patch for Pine, I imagine
>> because it requires WITH_MAILDIR to fetch. Is there a way (other than
>> altering the port's defaults) to have this happen automatically?
> Put it in your ~/public_distfiles and add MASTER_SITE_LOCAL to the
> mirror list.

Thanks, this will do nicely. I also added my personal site as a mirror for
good measure, and added this patch to my local monitoring script for ports
that I maintain so I'll know when it gets updated again.



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