livecheck and curl 8.7.1

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Fri Apr 19 21:10:06 UTC 2024

On Friday April 19 2024 22:10:40 Kirill A.  Korinsky wrote:

>Because MacPorts download distfiles and packages from HTTP, not HTTPS
>because it contains checksums for that it downloads :)

Nope. Maybe for distfiles that are hosted on the own servers, but the past few years more and more ports have had their `master_sites` converted to https URLs.

(With good reason: pure http sites are disappearing little by little.)

A random bit of proof:

DEBUG: fetch phase started at Fri Apr 19 23:04:39 CEST 2024
--->  Fetching distfiles for pulseaudio
DEBUG: Executing org.macports.fetch (pulseaudio)
--->  pulseaudio-17.0.tar.xz does not exist in /opt/local/var/macports/distfiles/pulseaudio
--->  Attempting to fetch pulseaudio-17.0.tar.xz from
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100 1529k  100 1529k    0     0   977k      0  0:00:01  0:00:01 --:--:--  977k


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