Subject: Re: problem with tiff distfile?
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/25/2004 18:10:37
On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, Greg Troxel wrote:

>> This is why there's at least one download site available by each of HTTP
>> and FTP.
>> FAILOVER_FETCH may be useful here.
> Multiple methods don't help me, because the first fetch succeeds
> (i.e., gets bits into the file and exits with status 0) but gets the
> wrong bits.  Then 'make extract' fails on checksum.

And because you set FAILOVER_FETCH, it goes back to the next download site 
when it finds that the checksum is incorrect.

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