Fetch probs for latest portmidi and macports beta

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Sat May 15 16:17:10 PDT 2010

On 2010-5-16 07:08 , Rainer Müller wrote:
> On 2010-05-15 19:21 , Julian Wilcox wrote:
>> portmidi won't upgrade for me from to 200_0 from 0.52_0... 
>> Macports pings 21 sites and then tries to fetch from each in turn getting a 404 error in every case... here's the downloads.sourceforge entries:
>> :debug:fetch Pinging downloads.sourceforge.net...
>> :debug:fetch downloads.sourceforge.net ping time is 120.453
>> :msg:fetch --->  Attempting to fetch project.pbxproj.diff from http://downloads.sourceforge.net/portmedia
>> :debug:fetch Fetching failed:: The requested URL returned error: 404
> Looks like Josh forgot to commit project.pbxproj.diff in r67313.


>> [...]
>> 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.

The MacPorts port is just a tool for building the dmgs anyway. It's not
possible to install/upgrade base using it.

- Josh

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