2.4.0 upgrade issue

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Sat Jan 28 00:01:06 UTC 2017

On 2017-1-28 09:36 , Daniel J. Luke wrote:
> 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)

I guess we could modify this as part of the upgrade process? Or 
transparently map the old setting to the new like we do with portdbformat?

- Josh

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