port install pear-TCPDF fails with checksum error

macports at parvis.nl macports at parvis.nl
Fri Jun 30 14:42:04 UTC 2017

any developer out there who can help me with PCTDF ?

> On 28 Jun 2017, at 05:27, Joshua Root <jmr at macports.org> wrote:
> On 2017-6-28 09:29 , macports at parvis.nl <mailto:macports at parvis.nl> wrote:
>>> On 27 Jun 2017, at 07:42, Joshua Root <jmr at macports.org> wrote:
>>> Generally you should look at the contents of the HTML file to figure out what generated it instead of the correct file and why. In this case I would guess it's the fourth possibility listed on the MisbehavingServers page, "The download site no longer has the file, and does not indicate this with the correct response code."
>>> - Josh
>> indeed.
>> all sources for TCPDF-5.9.074.tgz are a HTML file pointing to peazhub.org and that domain is For Sale.
>> the author Nicola Asuni - Tecnick.com LTD - www.tecnick.com - info at tecnick.com has a download for version 6.2.13 available at his own site https://github.com/tecnickcom/TCPDF.git
>> i know how to create a local port file for a modified installation.
>> but the current portfile has as contents:
>> ---
>> # -*- coding: utf-8; mode: tcl; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- vim:fenc=utf-8:ft=tcl:et:sw=4:ts=4:sts=4
>> PortSystem          1.0
>> PortGroup           pear 1.0
>> pear.setup          TCPDF 5.9.074 pearhub.org
>> categories-append   net www
>> platforms           darwin
>> maintainers         nomaintainer
>> description         PEAR TCPDF package
>> long_description    ${description}
>> checksums           rmd160  f614fa5128251b414c26607f86e2d68698b7eb9f \
>>                     sha256  00e6dc9acd8e9f729bc5bd51db75b71dc65c65788a209f84d9bce1aa83aa7d5e
>> ---
>> and i dont know what 'pear.setup' should do.
>> do you have any suggestions?
>> thanks.
> (Keeping replies on the list.)
> The version on GitHub doesn't appear to be available as a PEAR package, so the pear portgroup probably won't help much anyway. So I would guess pear-TCPDF should be deleted and a new port should be created named TCPDF or perhaps php-TCPDF, which would install in whatever way is usual. (I don't know much about PHP packaging, sorry.)
> - Josh

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