Github Checksums ..

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Apr 15 17:39:40 PDT 2016

On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 11:24 PM, Abdulrahman Alshammari <
a.turqi at> wrote:

> I was asked to change some parts of portfile. I did that except the
> checksums. I was told that the checksums will be changed because the github
> port. Can someone let me know how I can change it since using the same way
> will always generate the same checksums? If there any further changed,
> please let me know.

That sounds a bit confused. My guess is they asked you to use a release
tarball, because github generates non-release tarballs on the fly and
removes them if they haven't been accessed in a while, so the checksums are
not stable. (Release tarballs do have stable checksums.)

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