Subject: ftp.fi.NetBSD.org (was: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk/fetch)
To: Jonathan Perkin <sketch@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/10/2007 13:02:33
On 9 Feb 2007, at 15:33, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> Module Name: pkgsrc
> Committed By: sketch
> Date: Fri Feb 9 15:33:19 UTC 2007
> Modified Files:
> pkgsrc/mk/fetch: sites.mk
> Log Message:
> The HTTP interface to ftp.fi.netbsd.org has a nasty 404 handler
> which results
> in missing distfiles retrieving
> www.nic.funet.fi.file_not_found.html instead
> of failing and carrying on to the next site.
> Use FTP instead which does the right thing.
The HTTP interface was used there to help people which are stuck on an
HTTP-only network. If we remove the URL we should put in a replacement.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/