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Re: pkg/47054 (benchmarks/super_pi: source unfetchable and restricted)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/47054; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: John Marino <>
To: Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/47054 (benchmarks/super_pi: source unfetchable and restricted)
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:26:03 +0200

 On 10/13/2012 13:28, Robert Elz wrote:
 > Perhaps this is why you're seeing different results than most of the rest
 > of us, we're probably all using ftp, whereas you are apparently using
 > fetch instead (my reading of the ftp code in libfetch, which fetch uses,
 > suggests that it is very pedantic about what it requires of the FTP server,
 > the ftp command is far more forgiving).
 You were right, I was wrong.
  > cd /usr/pkgsrc/benchmarks/super_pi
  > bmake -V '${FETCH_USING}'
 So it's set for ftp as well.
 In fact, "bmake FETCH_USING=/usr/bin/fetch fetch"
 doesn't even work.  I get an error about the host name.
  > env FTPMODE=passive bmake fetch
 did not work. Too bad.

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