[75877] trunk/dports/databases

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Sun Feb 13 20:44:54 PST 2011

On 2011-2-14 08:28 , Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2011, at 7:41 PM, Daniel J. Luke wrote:
>> Seems like it would be much better to mirror the file somewhere stable
>> and just monitor for new upstream releases (so you don't have to have
>> the port break to find out that it needs an update).
> This database is updated once per month so it would be breaking
> regularly I'm afraid. I have asked the author if there are other
> download options.
> In the mean time can MacPorts host the file?
> If so, where is the procedure documented?

Unfortunately there's no way for you to put your files directly onto the
distfiles mirror at present, so the options are to host them somewhere
else (at least temporarily) and let them get mirrored, or ask the
sysadmin nicely.

- Josh

More information about the macports-dev mailing list