Auto-saving distfiles on freebsd (was: FreeBSD for webserver?)

James Tanis jtanis at
Wed Jul 23 15:57:41 UTC 2008

"cpghost" <cpghost at> wrote:
> The ports would still go to the primary sites (to conserve bandwidth),
> but should the original distfile disappear, it would be still available
> on freebsd.

I think his problem comes from the fact that some ports don't do this, not
that it isn't a good idea. The port maintainers just never did it.
James Tanis
Technical Coordinator
Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School
e: jtanis at

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