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Re: Moving pkgsrc-wip away from SourceForge

On 14 July 2015 at 18:37, Aleksej Saushev <> wrote:
>> Hoster:
>> (that was in 2013!)
>> etc.
>> In short: you do not want to be hosted by a malware distributor.

I have to agree.

> And it applies to pkgsrc-wip how?

Because it reflects very very poorly on pkgsrc's reputation.

For instance, It doesn't take much for a user (through no fault of
their own running the wrong OS) and curious about PKGSRC and/or UN*X
to click on the wrong link.  And please don't respond with crap about
how they should be running a real OS or ... - malware ads on download
sites are carefully crafted to look just like the legitimate download.

BTW, I got curious and tried to take a look at the home page and see
what malware was displayed; turns out that sourceforge is down, again,
and based on their twitter account that is isn't a rare occurrence.


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