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Re: FETCH_USING, removed from pkgsrc HEAD

On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:41:50 +0900, David Sainty <> 

Actually, given that, it has to be said that the path of least
resistance is to use one of the existing SSL-capable tools (probably
"fetch"), and just leave tnftp as not-https-enabled.

So, FETCH_BASIC would force using plain old tnftp.

A naive solution could just use fetch for everything not tagged with
FETCH_BASIC, but it would make for a more minimal installation if
"tnftp" was used for all but https: URLS, or alternatively, tnftp was
used by default for all packages that don't contain an https: URL in
their master sites list.  I suspect the latter is easier to plumb into
the dependency system.

I've forgotten to complete my plan...:(

OBATA Akio /

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