Subject: Re: tiff checksum mismatch
To: Gavan Fantom <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/16/2004 08:32:37
On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Gavan Fantom wrote:
> The file TIFFTechNote2.html, downloaded as part of the tiff package, seems
> to be affected by line ending conversion during download.
> When fetched by nbftp via a direct internet connection, the file ends up
> with \n at the end of every line.
> When fetched through an HTTP proxy, at least the one I use at work, the
> file ends up with \r\n at the end of every line.
> Clearly this causes a checksum mismatch, and so the package refuses to
> Any ideas on how best to fix this?
Maybe the distfile should be renamed? Or compressed so the proxy (or
whatever) won't attempt the linefeed translation.
(I can't fix for now as server is unavailable.)
Jeremy C. Reed