Subject: RE: "make fetch" platform testing
To: Steven J. Dovich <>
From: Tim Rightnour <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/30/1999 23:19:28
On 29-Oct-99 Steven J. Dovich wrote:
> While the diagnostic may in fact be quite accurate, I was surprised
> that retrieving distfiles was platform dependent. 

One reason this is here.. is that it sucks to wander into a directory, have it
download 50 megs of stuff, and THEN tell you (and your 28k modem) that this pkg
doesn't work on ${ARCH}.

Tim Rightnour <>
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