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Re: CVS commit: wip/signify

On Tue, 13 Jan 2015 23:30:08 +0100
Benny Siegert <> wrote:

> > What should I be using so that pkgsrc can fetch the distfile on
> > NetBSD ?
> The ftp tool in NetBSD can fetch via HTTPS by default. On other OSes,
> people set FETCH_USING to something appropriate in their mk.conf. I
> use curl on Mac OS, for instance.

Not entirely accurate. I use NetBSD 6 and /usr/bin/ftp on it can't fetch
HTTPS. www/curl can of course be installed and used instead. ftp
on NetBSD 7 and later can fetch HTTPS.

Niclas Rosenvik

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