availability of distfiles

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Apr 24 22:28:48 UTC 2006

On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 05:41:50PM -0400, Peter wrote:
> Hi.  I have a question regarding how distfiles become available to the
> ports tree.  For example, on freshports it says that a version is
> available (since March 28) for a given port.  When I attempt to install
> the port ("make install clean") I see that FreeBSD is trying to find
> the distfile for the same version but it fails.  When I manually take a
> look at the distfile location the version indeed does not exist.  So
> how can this happen?

Show us what is wrong.

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