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

Jordan K. Hubbard jkh at
Wed Mar 9 12:35:16 PST 2011

On Mar 8, 2011, at 11:52 PM, Anders F Björklund wrote:

> Jordan K. Hubbard wrote:
>> This also assumes that MacPorts has a single location for all the distfiles rather than the distributed collection of distfiles it enjoys today, since there's simply no way to get upstream maintainers to sign their own tarballs.  For this and other reasons, I think the idea is mostly a non-starter.
> What is (and its mirrors) then ?

A fall-back in case the distfile cannot be obtained by a different [untrusted] source?  Please correct me if I'm wrong there...

- Jordan

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