Fetch probs for latest portmidi and macports beta

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sat May 15 15:14:45 PDT 2010

On May 15, 2010, at 16:08, Rainer Müller wrote:

>> Incidentally I have much the same problem trying to install the macports 1.9 beta with 'sudo port install macports'
> The 1.9.0-beta1 distfiles are in a subdirectory testing/ as they do not
> represent a finished release. Unfortunately it's not possible to specify
> a subdirectory for fetching as the fetch group macports_distfiles uses
> the :mirror tag for all URLs.

Is "sudo port install macports" a supported way for users to install new versions MacPorts? I wouldn't have thought so. I don't think we advocate that anywhere. The ways we support are installing from disk image or from source.

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