ports.tar.gz update interval?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Sep 7 09:24:37 PDT 2012

On Sep 7, 2012, at 11:11, Andrew Todd wrote:

> wget http://www.macports.org/files/ports.tar.gz

> Did everyone go on vacation this week, or is the tarball out of date? Thanks.

The tarball appears to be out of date! 

$ curl -I http://www.macports.org/files/ports.tar.gz
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2012 16:14:58 GMT
Server: Apache/2.2
Last-Modified: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:20:16 GMT
ETag: "1e08c6-1342452-4c86d49716000"
Accept-Ranges: bytes
Content-Length: 20194386
Connection: close
Content-Type: application/x-gzip

Bill, can you check on the script that generates this tarball? I believe it's this script:


And I'm assuming the problem is that it needs to be updated to work on Linux.

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