Subject: Re: libcurses won't build
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/21/1999 14:30:30
On Wed, 21 Jul 1999, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> In any case, using `ftp -o somefile URL' should always save the output
> to somefile, even if URL is redirected. (At least, my testing with
> the -current ftp reveals this). If the pkgsrc stuff uses -o and then
> checks the generated file, then I can't see what the problem is.

Well, even if we'd use -o, we wouldn't recover from this gracefully
if FAILOVER_FETCH isn't set. 

I've added a check now to see if the requested fail was really downloaded. 

 - Hubert

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