Subject: Re: can't build gv or windowmaker or anything from source?
To: Thomas Klausner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul \(NCC/CS\) <email@example.com>
Date: 09/04/2002 19:07:35
Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 01:25:57AM +1000, Paul NCC/CS wrote:
> > => Checksum mismatch for libpng-1.2.1.tar.gz.
> > Make sure the Makefile and checksum file
> > (/usr/pkgsrc/graphics/png/distinfo)
> > are up to date. If you want to override this check, type
> > "make NO_CHECKSUM=yes [other args]".
> > *** Error code 1
> This means that the distfile you downloaded does not match the
> expected checksum from pkgsrc.
> This could have many reasons, among the easy ones corrupted or
> incomplete transfer. You can do
> make distclean
> to remove the files you downloaded and try again.
> Of course it could also be that the file has changed on the master
> site, in which case you could try to set
> FAILOVER_FETCH= yes
> in your /etc/mk.conf, which makes pkgsrc try all available sites,
> including ftp.netbsd.org, which should have a correct copy.
This was magnificent! The whole thing worked a treat after this.
PS where can I learn more about these makefile options for pkgsrc,
> Thomas Klausner - firstname.lastname@example.org
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