patch for force fetch
db at db.net
Mon May 16 19:47:01 UTC 2011
On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 10:22:23PM +0300, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> on 16/05/2011 19:53 Eitan Adler said the following:
> >> I've run into this myself and simply done the manual rm -f. This looks like
> >> a great addition.
> > what about make distclean ?
> Can you please elaborate?
> If you mean that I could just run 'make distclean', then my answer is why should
> I. I.e. if the ports infrastructure already knows that there is something wrong
> with a local copy of a distfile (wrong size, wrong checksum), then it should
> just do the right thing and not annoy me to run some cleanup action.
I agree. Moreover, I've been thinking about the fetch operation in
ports for a while, discussed with linimon@ once. There should be a way
to have a little more intelligence in that. e.g. if we are expecting
a binary tarball and we get back a html file, we know something has gone
One of these years.
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