2.4.0 upgrade issue

Daniel J. Luke dluke at geeklair.net
Fri Jan 27 22:36:30 UTC 2017

On Jan 27, 2017, at 4:51 PM, Clemens Lang <cal at macports.org> wrote:
> I'd recommend to take a look at your $prefix/etc/macports/macports.conf
> and ensure that rsync_dir ends with tarballs/base.tar (or just comment
> the setting, which automatically triggers the default, which contains
> base.tar).
> The advantage of using the base.tar is that the tarball is signed and
> the signature is checked during updates. I stronly discourage any use of
> the old release/base URLs.

I can confirm that this fixes the issue. (On a host that has been upgraded from way back in early darwinports days until now - it's probably overdue for general macports.conf cleanup) 

Daniel J. Luke

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