Uploading a source file to packages.macports.org

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Fri Jul 26 04:01:47 PDT 2013

On 2013-7-26 19:12 , Vincent Habchi wrote:
> Le 26 juil. 2013 à 10:17, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> a écrit :
>> distfiles.m.o is for source code archives. You cannot manually upload anything there, but you can ask the macosforge admin to do so. However there should be no need to, assuming you can put the distfiles anywhere else on the Internet and point the portfile to that location via the master_sites. Before you do so, ensure that the license agreement allows you to do so. And assuming it does, please work with the developers of the software to make it available via a direct link from their site.
> Yeah, I did that already, but they are a little slow to process requests… So in the meantime…
> I uploaded the source code to some server at work, but it is an ADSL-type line, so it’s going to be at best slow. I hope some macports server can cache the file somehow.

Yes, the distfile will be mirrored automatically after you commit the

- Josh

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