arbitration of multiple master_sites

Rainer Müller raimue at
Sat May 17 18:33:43 PDT 2008

markd at wrote:
>>> -Sourceforge, gnu, etc., special mirrors go after sorted url list
>> No. They get mixed in with the other master_sites and sorted.
> So if we had this master_sites keyword in port foo:
> master_sites \
>      sourceforge \                 (ping resp t9)
> \    (ping resp t4)
> \  (ping resp t7)
>      freebsd                           (ping resp t1)

Actually, the mirror lists get expanded first and pinging is then 
started on all hosts regardless if they come from a mirror list or were 
directly given in the Portfile. The only exception is the fallback 
mirror group named "macports", it will always be last.


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