Can't fetch libxml2-2.7.7.tar.gz

Leslie Jensen leslie at
Fri Sep 17 15:04:51 UTC 2010

> It looks to me like the tarball you have in /usr/ports/distfiles,
> probably from a previous build attempt, it incomplete or corrupt.  The
> checksum validation failure is proof of this.  I'm betting the file on
> your system is too small.
> ls -l /usr/ports/distfiles/gnome2/libxml2-2.7.7.tar.gz should tell
> you what size the file is.  A proper file:
> -rw-r--r--    1 root      wheel     4868502 15 Mar  2010 /usr/ports/distfiles/gnome2/libxml2-2.7.7.tar.gz
> I think the modification time mismatch indicates that fetch is trying to
> resume the transfer (e.g. pick up where the corrupted file left off),
> but the resume can't happen for the above reason.
> If you attempt "make distclean", then "make install clean", it should
> re-fetch the entire tarball from scratch.
You where right! the distclean made it work.

Thank you

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