Different variants of the same package on ftp.FreeBSD.org
edwin at mavetju.org
Thu Jan 31 00:09:59 PST 2008
On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 12:17:00AM +0200, Lena at lena.kiev.ua wrote:
> ~ $ host ftp.freebsd.org
> ftp.freebsd.org has address 18.104.22.168
> ftp.freebsd.org has address 22.214.171.124
> ftp.freebsd.org has IPv6 address 2001:6c8:6:4::7
> ftp.freebsd.org has IPv6 address 2001:4f8:0:2::e
> ~ $ echo -e "dir mathopd*\nquit" | ftp ftp://126.96.36.199/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/All/
> Connected to 188.8.131.52.
> 220 Welcome to freebsd.isc.org.
> -rw-r--r-- 1 110 1002 56584 Jan 24 06:20 mathopd-1.5p6.tbz
> ~ $ echo -e "dir mathopd*\nquit" | ftp ftp://184.108.40.206/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/All/
> Connected to 220.127.116.11.
> 220 ftp.FreeBSD.org NcFTPd Server (licensed copy) ready.
> -rw-r--r-- 1 ftpuser ftpusers 56520 Nov 4 14:48 mathopd-1.5p6.tbz
> Different sizes, different dates. The November variant is broken
> (installed package crashes at first connection), the January variant works.
> I.e. half of users get the broken variant from ftp.FreeBSD.org.
> Local mirrors contain the broken variant.
> http://www.freshports.org/www/mathopd lists last commit on August 13, 2007.
> How, why different variants?
I'm not able to find out why the files are there on the 62.243 one,
but they are from 6.2 while the one from January 24 is the FreeBSD
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