[MacPorts] #51184: harfbuzz 1.2.6 fetch fails

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Tue Apr 19 20:58:46 PDT 2016

#51184: harfbuzz 1.2.6 fetch fails
  Reporter:  reeskm@…  |      Owner:  ryandesign@…
      Type:  defect    |     Status:  closed
  Priority:  Normal    |  Milestone:
 Component:  ports     |    Version:  2.3.4
Resolution:  wontfix   |   Keywords:
      Port:  harfbuzz  |
Changes (by ryandesign@…):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => wontfix


 I agree, I don't see anything in your environment variables or
 macports.conf to explain it.

 MacPorts doesn't use libcurl from MacPorts; it uses libcurl from OS X.

 I see now that the freedesktop http server is redirecting to https; I've
 updated the port in r147886 to use the https URL to begin with. This won't
 help you; I guess Leopard's libcurl is too old to understand the
 freedesktop SSL certificate, which is not surprising; we've seen that with
 other sites as well.

 If you wait a couple days, our mirror server will have pulled a copy of
 that file, which MacPorts should then be able to fetch. Or you can
 [ProblemHotlist#fetch-failures manually fetch it] and place it in
 /opt/local/var/macports/distfiles/harfbuzz. In the future, our mirror
 server will fetch copies of files more quickly so there won't be this
 delay. (Currently we only mirror files twice a week, on Wednesdays and

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/51184#comment:6>
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