Adding a local directory for distfile fetching

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at
Fri Jul 19 08:56:50 PDT 2013

Correct, MacPorts doesn't really consider people who share local files without networking.

With networking, I think the common "work arounds" are: sshfs over top of your local directory or run a www server like Ryan.

On Jul 19, 2013, at 11:50 AM, Vincent Habchi wrote:

> If I figure out your answer correctly, there is no way to directly add a file URL to the macports_distfiles section. The idea was that if the removable disk is connected and has the corresponding distfile, then we extract directly from it, else we fetch on the Internet.

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