[75877] trunk/dports/databases

William Siegrist wsiegrist at apple.com
Mon Feb 14 08:03:19 PST 2011

On Feb 14, 2011, at 7:35 AM, Daniel J. Luke wrote:

> On Feb 13, 2011, at 11:44 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
>> 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.
> ... and this is a big step back from when we would put distfiles into svn.
> Since I guess we're concerned with bloating the svn repo, maybe we could just get a second repo set up for us to put distfiles in? (or sftp access to a directory where committers could upload files?)

How about filing a ticket titled "Distfile for portname-1.2.3", attaching the distfile, and using the "server/hosting" component so I see it? The attachment URL could even work as a temporary master_site until the file is mirrored.


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