Problem installing Postgis

Joshua Root jmr at
Wed Apr 15 19:51:47 PDT 2009

Andre-John Mas wrote:
> On 15-Apr-2009, at 07:05, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> #16691 was never fixed. They updated the distfile 6 months ago, as you
>> noted in the ticket, and the maintainer never updated the portfile to
>> track that change.
>> The stopgap committed in r40782 to use our distfiles mirror first
>> stopped working with MacPorts 1.7.0 which tries master_sites in ping
>> order instead of the order listed in the portfile.
>> Since the maintainer has not responded to the issue, someone else
>> should update the port. Don't forget to change dist_subdir to
>> something new, e.g. ${name}/${version}_${revision}. Unless the old and
>> new tarballs install identical software, the revision should also be
>> bumped.
> In the meantime, is there any way I can install this, ignoring the
> checksum?

You can't ignore the checksum, but you can change it in the Portfile.

- Josh

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