Subject: Re: tiff checksum mismatch
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/16/2004 17:53:12
On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > The file TIFFTechNote2.html, downloaded as part of the tiff package, seems
> > to be affected by line ending conversion during download.
> > [...]
> > Clearly this causes a checksum mismatch, and so the package refuses to
> > build.
> Maybe the distfile should be renamed? Or compressed so the proxy (or
> whatever) won't attempt the linefeed translation.

How about a magic Makefile variable that causes the distfile
to be passed through dos2unix before checksumming (and causes
dos2unix to be built and installed if necessary).

--apb (Alan Barrett)