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Re: pkg/45279: databases/freetds distfile unavailable due to broken ftp server
The following reply was made to PR pkg/45279; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/45279: databases/freetds distfile unavailable due to broken
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 16:46:43 +0200
On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 02:25:01AM +0000, kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost wrote:
> However, it would be suitable to pply on f.n.o to allow it to fetch
> a copy of the distfile that everyone else could just fall back to
> until the master site gets its ftp server fixed (or its firewall,
> or whatever has broken.)
Fetching via HTTP is often preferable over FTP since it requires less
round trips. MASTER_SITES is plural for a reason.
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