On 17 Sep 2003 22:16:58 -0400
Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Barry Hawkins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >     My own research via Google showed several places I could try
> > to  download the problematic Samsung-SmartGDI-all-GS.tar.gz.  After
> > downloading the file in question several times from different
> > locations, including the FreeBSD ftp archives, I continued to receive
> > the same messages regarding checksum failures.
> >     I came across one person's workaround, and was able to use
> > that  <http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/2003-July/
> > 002738.html>.  However, there are several old postings in various
> > newsgroups about this problem, some dating back to October 2002.  Why
> > hasn't this MD5 checksum issue been corrected yet?  Is there another
> > dependent issue that justifies not fixing this?
> If I fetch it right now, it fetches fine and matches the checksum.
> There's nothing wrong with the port -- the problem is in your system
> failing to get the file.  Remove it, and let the ports system get it
> on its own, and I *suspect* that the ports system will get it right.

I ran into this problem also a while back, just deleted the distfile 
"Samsung-SmartGDI-all-GS.tar.gz" and fetched it again. Problem solved!


Stephen Hilton
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