Failing to retrieve source tarballs for anything.

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Sat Sep 1 19:58:19 UTC 2018

On 2 September 2018 at 05:25, Alex McKeever <alex.mckeever at> wrote:
> After compiling PKG, when I go to ports to compile anything (my eMac can run FreeBSD but not modern Linux due to the version of the Radeon GPU) it fails to retrieve any of the source tarballs for any of the software, desktop environments etc. I would like help to fix this, as I’d like to run something current.

How old is your ports tree? It it up to date? What sort of problems
are you seeing in fetching the port sources?

Since no one else has reported any problems, it is most likely
something to do with your local environment.

Jonathan Chen <jonc at>

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