Subject: Re: new message digest support in pkgsrc
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/07/2001 16:29:40
On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> Ah. I just updated pkgsrc/mk, pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install,
> pkgsrc/pkgtools/digest and successfully updated both tools on a 1.4.3
> system with only minor wierdness: "make checksum" failed over to
> after downloading from the first time,
> and failed (of course), but then, the second time, "make checksum"
> worked, and the package built OK.

Let me guess: the second time the (formerly reported as broken) distfile
is already on your system, and checksum then takes another road?

I have the feeling that there's something fishy in _FETCH_FILE, printing
out CHECKSUM and CHECKSUM2, I get:

221 Thank you for using the FTP service on
HF: CKSUM='29074c586d432087b08d492f116726aad26fd426'; CKSUM2=''
=> Checksum failure - trying next site.
=> Attempting to fetch tcsh-6.10.tar.gz from

More digging...

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>