Some github projects aren't fetchable using commit hash

Kyle Evans kevans91 at
Mon Sep 4 06:40:33 UTC 2017

On Sep 4, 2017 00:29, "Shane Ambler" <FreeBSD at> wrote:

For a port the distinfo will detect a hash and size difference of the
tarball and fail.

Yeah, but in the more general sense from a GitHub consumer point of view, I
may not notice immediately and if the build process hasn't changed I most
likely won't be expecting the final result.

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