mysql5 checksum failures

Lorin Rivers lrivers at
Tue Mar 6 12:36:28 PST 2007

Something odd appears to be going on with the mysql port, ca.
mysql-5.0.36. The checksums (md5 and sha1) are reported to be
different in the portfile and in the distfile.

If I replace the values in the portfile with those reported in the
error message for the distfiles, I subsequently get a message about
the downloaded file not being in gzip format.

Inspecting the download sites listed in the porfile, the highest
version number I see is 5.0.27. There's a 5.1.16 and a 5.2.3 (in other

I'm not sure what to do to get mysql installed, though, which I would
like to do...


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