Weird distfile URLs

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri Aug 1 00:36:29 PDT 2008

On Aug 1, 2008, at 02:12, Caspar Florian Ebeling wrote:

> Is is possible to download distfiles with weird
> URLs like this:
> cvs-0_2

Yes, do this:

distname ruby-cvs

MacPorts will still append "/${distfiles}" to the end of the URL, but  
by putting a garbage parameter "foo=" at the end of the master_sites  
URL, the site will hopefully ignore it. I had to do that recently  
when I added a port for VirtualPlanetBuilder:

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