Newbie - Trouble Installing Gnome2

cali calculus at
Thu Jun 23 15:10:46 GMT 2005

>            Attempting to fetch from
>            fetch: ghostscripts-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz: local modification
> does not match remote
>            => Couldn't find it - please try to retrieve this
>            => port manually in /usr/ports/distfiles/ghostscript and try
> again.

>  , what happened?

I did a search on google for the line "local modification does not match 
remote", one of the responses was from the freebsd-questions mailing list

the end result was

>On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 11:28, Michael A. Alestock wrote:
>> fetch: cvsup-snap-16.1h.tar.gz: local modification time does not match 
>> remote

>a) Remove file from /usr/ports/distfiles and try again


>b) Fetch file manually into /usr/ports/distfiles

>... in addition to (if checksum announced in ports is wrong, which
>sometimes happen) possibly either a) making new checksum with `make
>makesum` or b) remove distinfo file.


So the idea is that the remote file failed to match some security criteria 
so it was not downloaded, the resolution is explained correctly by the 
response from HTH repeated above for your convenience.

Google also returned:

So in the future, I suggest, looking on the mailing list archive first 
because you might find the answer to your question there.


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