What is db46 and why is it such a pain?
Yves S. Garret
yoursurrogategod at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 04:09:19 PDT 2011
I meant ask you guys, what do you mean by this:
Try renaming the downloaded patch files to have a .html extension and
loading them in a browser.
On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>wrote:
> On Sep 7, 2011, at 21:01, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> > In any case, Oracle being who they are, I'd suspect less a 404 than that
> they tossed in some license agreement nonsense and it'll be necessary to
> manually agree and download the patches (wouldn't be the first time they did
> it, even).
> A 404 error would not be a problem for MacPorts; it would simply try the
> next server. What is a problem is a server that delivers a 200 OK status
> code but then delivers a file other than the requested one. That is what
> happens when you have MisbehavingServers, or license pages as you say, but
> there is no license page from Oracle in this case. I have just now verified
> that the files on Oracle's server have checksums that match the portfile. I
> see no reason to suspect it's anything other than the possibilities already
> enumerated in the wiki:
> Note we also have an issue filed about this issue with db46:
> Though no additional information was provided there so it's hard to argue
> that that's anything different.
> > Try renaming the downloaded patch files to have a .html extension and
> loading them in a browser.
> Yes, please do this.
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