Status of USE_GITHUB fetching

Steve Wills swills at
Sun Jun 9 13:07:15 UTC 2013

On 06/07/13 22:32, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> On 6/6/2013 8:26 AM, Bryan Drewery wrote:
>> Ports using USE_GITHUB are currently broken. Github changed their
>> tar/compression algorithm which has resulted in mismatched checksums.
>> I am working on changing our implementation and updating all affected
>> ports and should have the fix committed by this weekend, after enough
>> testing.
> Github fixed the checksums issue.
> You will see random 'size not known' warnings. These should be harmless.
> It's due to how they have implemented their download streaming.

Are you saying this might happen once and be resolved or that it will be
ongoing and not resolvable?


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