[MLton] Re: MLton problems on FreeBSD

Thierry Thomas thierry@FreeBSD.org
Fri, 24 Dec 2004 00:03:26 +0100

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Le Jeu 23 d=E9c 04 =E0 22:29:43 +0100, Stephen Weeks <sweeks@sweeks.com>
> > It seems that the original tarballs are unfetchable; could you please
> > check them?
> Yes, they went missing in our web site reorganization last month.
> I've put them back.  Please try again and let us know if there are
> still problems.

Sorry... There is still a problem:

make checksum
=3D> mlton-20040429-1.i386-freebsd.tgz doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/=
=3D> Attempting to fetch from http://www.mlton.org/download/.
fetch: http://www.mlton.org/download/mlton-20040429-1.i386-freebsd.tgz: Mov=
ed Temporarily
=3D> Attempting to fetch from http://www.mlton.org/experimental/.
fetch: http://www.mlton.org/experimental/mlton-20040429-1.i386-freebsd.tgz:=
 Moved Temporarily
=3D> Attempting to fetch from ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distf=
fetch: ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/mlton-20040429-1.i=
386-freebsd.tgz: size mismatch: expected 3819875, actual 524288
=3D> Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this
=3D> port manually into /usr/ports/distfiles/ and try again.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/lang/mlton.

It seems that <http://www.mlton.org/download/> is redirected towards

Perhaps MASTER_SITES should be updated?

> Also, if you have the time, it would be great to update the Makefile
> to use our latest public release, 20041109.  The relevant files are
> 	http://mlton.org/pages/Download/attachments/mlton-20041109-1.freebsd.src=
> 	http://mlton.org/pages/Download/attachments/mlton-20041109-1.i386-freebs=

It would be better that you submit a PR (send-pr) with the diff. It may
sound somewhat bureaucratic, but people at FreeBSD like spin links
between GNATS (the bugs database) and the CVS.

Best regards,
Th. Thomas.

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