Updating unmaintained ports (was: Re: Get date of Portfile)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Apr 18 02:08:53 PDT 2010

On Apr 18, 2010, at 03:26, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

>> Could you walk me through port "mowitz"
>> I look at that Portfile and I see the download url is:
>>   http://siag.nu/pub/mowitz/
>> If I go to that url, it is 404, I then combine it all to test it:
>>   http://siag.nu/pub/mowitz/Mowitz-0.3.1
>> 404 also.
> They appear to be having server problems. I reported the problem to the contact address listed at the bottom of their web page, which is what you should do if you encounter similar problems in the future.

He said:

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Ulric Eriksson
> Date: April 18, 2010 03:15:04 CDT
> To: Ryan Schmidt
> Subject: Re: siag.nu www and ftp problems
> Citerar Ryan Schmidt:
>> Ulric,
>> There appear to be some problems with the siag.nu web and ftp servers.
> That is correct. The server was located at my former employer; I was moving the contents last week when it decided to crash with memory and hard drive failure. The server server is now sitting at my house, waiting to be booted on the surviving disk so the contents can be salvaged.

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