Problem installing Postgis

Andre-John Mas ajmas at
Wed Apr 15 20:50:38 PDT 2009

On 15-Apr-2009, at 22:51, Joshua Root wrote:

> 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.

Thanks. And for anyone who has the power to update the Portfile, the  
checksum I got was:


Postgis installed fine after that.


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