Subject: Re: pkg/11286: pkgsrc "make fetch" should *always* fetch
To: None <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 10/22/2000 18:51:24
On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 01:23:35AM +1100, kre@munnari.OZ.AU wrote:
> >Number: 11286
> >Category: pkg
> >Synopsis: "make fetch" fails to fetch some files
> >Confidential: no
> >Severity: serious
> >Priority: medium
> >Responsible: pkg-manager
> >State: open
> >Class: sw-bug
> >Submitter-Id: net
> >Arrival-Date: Sun Oct 22 07:24:00 PDT 2000
> >Originator: Robert Elz
> >Release: NetBSD-current 2000-10-22
> University of Melbourne
> System: NetBSD mulga.cs.mu.OZ.AU 1.4.2 NetBSD 1.4.2 (MULGA) #0: Wed Apr 26 05:35:11 EST 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org.OZ.AU:/usr/src/sys/arch/sparc/compile/MULGA sparc
> "make fetch" in pkgsrc fails to fetch some distfiles, either
> because "blather is already included in your NetBSD distribution"
> or because "blather is not available for NetBSD-$vers-$arch"
> Neither of those should prevent the distfile from being fetched,
> only from being compiled (for "make" "make install" (etc) the
> check should be done, and I suspect is done, before the "fetch"
> is started - "fetch" doesn't need to check again).
Maybe the target 'mirror-distfiles' does what you want ?
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>