checksum mismatch

Bill Moran wmoran at
Fri Oct 6 04:20:35 PDT 2006

"jan gestre" < at> wrote:

> On 10/6/06, jan gestre < at> wrote:
> >
> > guys,
> >
> > i'm having problems with the amavisd-new port, portupgrade reports that
> > there is a mismatch so amavisd-new won't update, i tried
> >
> > # make deinstall
> > and
> > # make reinstall
> >
> > i was able to deinstall it but i can't reinstall it :( i also tried:
> >
> > # make install clean
> >
> > with the same result, i have no idea how to fix this. anybody knows how to
> > fix this?
> >
> > TIA
> >
> i was able to fix it :D please ignore the thread :)
> solution:
> the checksum mismatch is causing a problem, the update from cvsup doesn't
> match the checksum from the mirrors, tried changing the md5 of distinfo to
> match the correct checksum but to no avail, so i downloaded
> amavisd-new-2.4.3.tar.gz<>and
> copied it to /usr/ports/distfiles and i did a make reinstall, whoala
> it's working already :D

Occasionally, a failed download will leave a corrupt file in
/usr/ports/disfiles.  Of course, part of the reason for the checksum
mechanism is to detect this.

Generally, the solution is to either delete the corrupt file so the
make processs can re-fetch it, or manually fetch the file and overwrite
the corrupted one, as you did.

Bill Moran

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