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On Tue, May 25, 2021 at 12:36:54PM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
> At 21:39 Uhr +0200 18.05.2021, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> >> > Setting FETCH_CMD alters the underlying arguments which are set by the
> >> > pkgsrc infrastructure when FETCH_USING is set.
> >>
> >> Thanks, that helped. In the end, wget turned out to be the most capable
> >> in downloading a 600 MB archive.
> >
> >Mots of the time, just setting PKG_RESUME_TRANSFERS=yes works best for
> >bad master upstreams...
> If there is an alternative, yes.
> In this case, IBM Spectrum Protect (TSM to its friends) comes with a
> guestimated dozen different license files, and I found it safest to assume
> that any rights but that to download and install the client are jealously
> guarded by a host of IBM Lawyers(tm).
> So there is only One Upstream for this package.
> Still interesting that pkgsrc fetch < curl < wget (which succeeded, so I
> settled with it).

I don't think there is any fundamental difference between them, so it is
most likely pure luck. ...and that's why I said to use resume transfer
and just retry from the cut-off point.


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