netcat won't install

myron kowalskm at
Tue Aug 12 07:20:55 PDT 2008

I tried installing netcat and the following problems came up. I  
couldn't find anything in the macports archvies on this issue.
I'm new to macports (and really love it), but it looks like the  
checksum is wrong in Portfile. Should I just change it to what the  
target has?

myron$ sudo port -dnv install netcat
DEBUG: Found port in file:///opt/local/var/macports/sources/
DEBUG: Changing to port directory: /opt/local/var/macports/sources/
DEBUG: Requested variant darwin is not provided by port netcat.
DEBUG: Requested variant i386 is not provided by port netcat.
DEBUG: Requested variant macosx is not provided by port netcat.
DEBUG: Executing org.macports.main (netcat)
--->  Fetching netcat
DEBUG: Executing org.macports.fetch (netcat)
--->  Verifying checksum(s) for netcat
DEBUG: Executing org.macports.checksum (netcat)
--->  Checksumming nc110.tgz
Error: Checksum (md5) mismatch for nc110.tgz
Portfile checksum: nc110.tgz md5 402632f2fe01c169ff19a0ad6e9d608c
Distfile checksum: nc110.tgz md5 13826ef466aeb862635f89688b8a74bc
Error: Target org.macports.checksum returned: Unable to verify file  
Warning: the following items did not execute (for netcat):  
org.macports.activate org.macports.extract org.macports.checksum  
org.macports.patch org.macports.configure  
org.macports.destroot org.macports.install
Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.

Myron Kowalski
MoCoSIN Network/Systems Administrator
Moravian College
myron at
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