Problem installing Postgis

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Apr 18 01:00:34 PDT 2009

On Apr 15, 2009, at 22:50, Andre-John Mas wrote:

> 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 sha1
> checksum I got was:
>     665abd2869e5c59140ed30c20ba1970ea3880fd4
> Postgis installed fine after that.

Determining what the current distfile's checksums are is trivial; the  
work that needs to happen is comparing the old distfile to the new  
one to determine what, if anything, has changed between them. You can  
Cc yourself on #16691 if you'd like to be informed when this problem  
is fixed.

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