Subject: Re: NetBSD ftp service down
To: Randy Beaudreault <email@example.com>
From: Chris Pinnock <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/21/2002 23:35:18
On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 03:28:54PM -0700, Randy Beaudreault wrote:
> I just went to build apcupsd on OS X and ran into a little issue with
> the NetBSD FTP server. I couldn't get in to download the source from
> there. I can get to mirror sites so I can work around that. I just
> curious as to why the FTP server is not responding to logins and when
> will this be corrected?
The main FTP server seems to be working fine from here.
> One other thing, how can I add an alternate
> site for the NetBSD FTP server, i. e., have make also look for a
> mirror site?
There are some suggested override variable lines for faster downloads in
mk/bsd.pkg.defaults.mk in pkgsrc which you can put in your /etc/mk.conf
file. The variable you might be looking for is MASTER_SITE_BACKUP.