--- Kevin Kinsey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Peter wrote: > > Hi. I have a question regarding how distfiles become available to > the > > ports tree. For example, on freshports it says that a version is > > available (since March 28) for a given port. When I attempt to > install > > the port ("make install clean") I see that FreeBSD is trying to > find > > the distfile for the same version but it fails. When I manually > take a > > look at the distfile location the version indeed does not exist. > So > > how can this happen? >
> Ports tree out of date? (doesn't seem overly likely, but...) No. Not on my end. > Hoster problems? Not sure. > Newer version exists? No. > Version change backed out due to security issues? Not sure. > " " " performance issues? Not sure. > Distfiles moved ... (see first one above....) Older versions exist. > Need better MASTER_SITE variable? Not sure how to change. > Bill Fenner does some work on this: see: > > http://people.freebsd.org/~fenner/portsurvey/bad.html multitail is not listed. Notes: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/ports/sysutils/multitail > make install clean ===> Vulnerability check disabled, database not found => multitail-3.8.10.tgz doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/. => Attempting to fetch from http://www.vanheusden.com/multitail/. fetch: http://www.vanheusden.com/multitail/multitail-3.8.10.tgz: size mismatch: expected 82860, actual 422 => Attempting to fetch from ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/. fetch: ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/multitail-3.8.10.tgz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access) => Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this => port manually into /usr/ports/distfiles/ and try again. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/ports/sysutils/multitail. __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"