mismatched dates on upgrade

Jonathan Chen jonc at chen.org.nz
Sun Feb 29 19:13:09 PST 2004

On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 09:36:30AM +0700, Roger Merritt wrote:
> I just tried to upgrade mysql-client and got the following error message:
> >>> Attempting to fetch from 
> >ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/.
> >fetch: mysql-3.23.58.tar.gz: local modification time does not match remote
> >>> Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this
> >>> port manually into /usr/ports/distfiles/ and try again.
> Does this mean my ports tree is out of date? Should I cvsup before trying 
> anything else?

It usually means that you've got the file in /usr/ports/distfiles, but
it doesn't look quite like what the port is expecting to get. The
usual solution is to remove the mysql*.tar.gz file you've got in

Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz>
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