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Re: Packages with https-only MASTER_SITES

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 03:45:21PM +0300, Andreas Gustafsson wrote:
> How does one create a pkgsrc package for a software package whose
> master site only supports HTTPS downloads?  For example, if I set
>   PKGVERSION=     8.0.2b
> in the Makefile, I get:
>   ftp: Can't lookup `https:ftp': No address associated with hostname
>   ftp: Can't connect or login to host `https:(null)'
>   fetch: Unable to fetch expected file vm-8.0.2b.tgz

The standard workaround until we get a solution is to use
in the Makefile.

For some hosts, there are non-https URLs too, but you have to know
them (I don't, but grep pkgsrc).

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