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Re: pkg/46450 (misc/libreoffice3-bin unfetchable given redirect to https)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/46450; it has been noted by GNATS.

Subject: Re: pkg/46450 (misc/libreoffice3-bin unfetchable given redirect to
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 20:45:17 +0000

 On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 08:30:19PM +0000, wrote:
 > Synopsis: misc/libreoffice3-bin unfetchable given redirect to https
 > State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
 > State-Changed-By:
 > State-Changed-When: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 20:30:19 +0000
 > State-Changed-Why:
 > wontfix, added https support to ftp (since netbsd-7) and there are many https download links now. a global FETCH_USING=curl for users of very old releases is probably necessary by now.
 That is, someone else added HTTPS supported. But it's there now, and has
 been for a while. It would be unreasonable to request HTTP-only
 downloads. We offer a mirror for distfiles, too, and that one allows
 HTTP connections, and is the fallback.

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