RedPorts and restricted distfiles

Rainer Hurling rhurlin at
Sun Mar 9 17:33:53 UTC 2014

I am trying to test an update of astro/xephem, which has a restricted

I tried to svn commit the source file as
'distfiles/xephem-3.7.6.tar.gz', but without luck.

The RedPorts script seem to expect the distfile at 'tmp/distfiles'. I
got this error message:

xephem-3.7.6 because of licensing restrictions, you must manually fetch
xephem-3.7.6.tar.gz from, place
it in /tmp/distfiles and then run make again.

Is there any way, one can test ports with restricted distfiles on RedPorts?

Any help is really appreciated.

Rainer Hurling

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