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Re: pkg/37366 (misc/ipbt distfile checksum error)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/37366; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/37366 (misc/ipbt distfile checksum error)
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 03:27:16 +0000

 On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 10:40:03AM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
  >  But unfortunately the problem remains, the distfile for r8765 that
  >  can be fetched from the master site now is not the same distfile as
  >  the one you used to make the distinfo file ...
  >  I really think NetBSD needs to make a copy of some specific version
  >  of the distfile for this thing, and then pkgsrc can use that one, the
  >  change every day version on the master site is useless...
 It looks like what it's doing is regenerating the man page every night
 from a cron script, so the timestamp is different every day.
 It looks like a feasible alternative to caching a distfile is to fetch
 from svn and checksum the individual files; the svn tree doesn't have
 the man page, but we could build it as we have his man page tool
 already (it's textproc/halibut)...  but while I thought we had some
 existing packages that checked trees out of anonymous cvs or whatever,
 I can't find any of them and that's not something I want to try to
 Maybe caching a distfile is a better idea...
 David A. Holland

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