portmaster fails to fetch distfiles

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jul 12 21:13:04 UTC 2008

Roman Levitskiy wrote:
>  Hello freebsd-ports subscribers.
>  Some time ago I've started using portmaster, and faced with
> trouble: for unknown reason, it cannot fetch distfile.
> For example, today I have started upgrading clamav package
> using "portmaster clamav" command. It give me such looping
> messages:
> ===>>> Waiting on fetch & checksum for security/clamav <<<===
> ===>  Found saved configuration for clamav-0.93.1_2
> => clamav-0.93.3.tar.gz doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/.
> => Attempting to fetch from
> http://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/clamav/.
> clamav-0.93.3.tar.gz

That has nothing to do with portmaster, the messages mean just what 
they say.

Try commenting that site out in ports/Mk/bsd.sites.mk, then cd to the 
port directory for your version of clamav and run 'make checksum'. 
Then you can go back to using portmaster to do the update if you wish.




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