ryandesign at macports.org
Fri May 23 02:32:26 PDT 2008
On May 19, 2008, at 14:35, William Siegrist wrote:
> I've begun experimenting with hosting a distfile mirror on Mac OS
> Forge for MacPorts. This is very much a beta service, so it wont be
> automatically used by MacPorts just yet. But if you have trouble
> fetching a distfile, the checksums fail repeatedly, or you need an
> old distfile, you might try looking here:
I hope it's not actually <portname> but <dist_subdir> as defined in
the port. For most ports, <dist_subdir> will equal <portname> but
some ports may override it.
> Disclaimer: this service is experimental, it may not be available
> all of the time, it may not contain all distfiles, I will probably
> rearrange the files later, it may not always be up to date with the
> portfiles in the svn repo, etc etc.
> Also, there may be some ports out there that forbid mirroring of
> their distfiles. If you know of such a port, you can email me
> directly with the port name so it can be excluded from mirroring.
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