live check fetch failures

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at
Sat Jun 19 15:02:22 UTC 2021

I don't subscribe to any of MacPorts' email lists, or any others.

So any comments come in new. Didn't realize that was troubling anyone, but
thank for letting me know it is.


On Saturday, June 19, 2021, Chris Jones <jonesc at> wrote:

> Hi Ken,
> OT, but whenever you reply to a thread on these lists your emailer always
> seems to screw up the headers such that your reply starts a new thread. We
> get the messages but it makes following the discussion harder. I don’t know
> what emailer you use, but maybe you could look into it ?
> Chris
> > On 19 Jun 2021, at 3:43 pm, Ken Cunningham <ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.
> com> wrote:
> >
> > Hey, maybe we will finally start bundling curl (there is a years-old
> ticket about this, and someone already laid out the autotools changes to do
> it).
> >
> > I have been building MacPorts against a custom libcurl on most systems
> 10.10 and older for years and years.
> >
> > It's trivially simple to do, but to make it easy and resilient I keep a
> "default" MacPorts installed in /opt/bootstrap and install curl in that,
> then use that for the primary MP in /opt/local.
> >
> >
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