Filesize in Portfiles (was Re: [76684] trunk/dports/sysutils/rpm/Portfile)

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at
Sun Mar 6 08:29:21 PST 2011

> I think it'd be useful to include the download size, not as a security
> or integrity feature, but as information for the user. This would
> require additional changes to base, but the user could be informed of
> the total size of data to be requested for all ports before things
> begin.

In that case, just let libcurl report these things with HEAD requests.

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