Tarballs on GitHub

Mojca Miklavec mojca at macports.org
Sat Mar 5 10:45:30 PST 2016

Dear Ryan,

On 5 March 2016 at 13:16, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> The automatically-generated github tarball is not identical to the manually-created tarball the portfile's checksums reference. Unfortunately the new github page does not indicate any way to download the old manually-created tarball from the project. For now, you should set
> master_sites macports_distfiles
> You should advise the developers of the project that they should create a github release for version 2.0 and all prior versions, and attach the original tarballs to those releases.

Can you please provide some pointers? I'm interested in more
information about this problem (and would like to better understand
the changes) even if I'm probably not yet directly affected.

Thank you,

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