portsnap fetch : "snapshot is corrupt"

andrew clarke mail at ozzmosis.com
Fri May 15 01:31:43 UTC 2015

On Thu 2015-05-14 20:13:53 UTC+0530, Avinash Sonawane (rootkea at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hello!
> I am using FreeBSD 10.1 RELEASE
> Whenever I try to fetch the portsnap it says "snapshot is corrupt". I
> rmed `/var/db/portsnap/*` to start from fresh but then too when I
> issue `portsnap fetch` it says the same.
> Here is the complete error message : http://pastebin.com/AiLn8QdE
> Anybody has any idea how do I get that missing gz?

I've noticed this happen in the past on the odd occasion. I ruled out
hardware error on my machine and put it down to some sort of
corruption (or more likely syncronisation problem) with the snapshot
server(s). If I waited a while (a few hours) then re-ran portsnap the
errors went away.


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