odt2txt port broken?

Bogdan P bp4mls at gmail.com
Wed May 4 06:11:03 PDT 2016

Great, thanks. Will wait then for the improvements.

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 1:38 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>

> On May 4, 2016, at 5:43 AM, Bogdan P wrote:
> > the port folder for odt2txt (0.4) only contains an HTML file -
> odt2txt-0.4.tar.gz.html - on most (all?) mirrors, so the fetch fails.
> > Is this intended so?
> No, but it is a side effect of how MacPorts works, and how our distfile
> mirroring process works, in the case where the upstream server delivers
> (or, at the time when we attempted to mirror it, delivered) an HTML file
> instead of the file we requested. This happens when developers configure
> their web servers improperly.
> If we look at the contents of the .html file, we see it is a copy of
> https://github.com/dstosberg/odt2txt which appears to be where the
> odt2txt project has moved. A new version has been released there as well. I
> should update the port for these changes.
> I have written, but not yet deployed, a new mirroring script for the
> master server, which will not result in .html files being created for such
> unsuccessful mirroring attempts. The master also needs to be cleaned up to
> remove existing inappropriate .html files. The mirrors will mirror what's
> on our master.
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