mysql5 checksum failures

Lorin Rivers lrivers at
Tue Mar 6 13:19:47 PST 2007

There a ticket open in Trac about this:

On 3/6/07, Lorin Rivers <lrivers at> wrote:
> 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
> directories).
> I'm not sure what to do to get mysql installed, though, which I would
> like to do...
> Thanks!

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