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Re: fetching distfiles (was: Re: window maker dependencies..)
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: fetching distfiles (was: Re: window maker dependencies..)
- From: Ted <ted_(_at_)_pobox_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2004 11:17:53 +1100
On 20/11/2004, at 09:25, Julian Leyh wrote:
By having wget with -c when installing a port wget will be used to
fetch the sources'
and will resume downloading the source if interrupted.
if make fetch fails (interrupted internet connection, timeout, etc..),
the partly downloaded source will be deleted.. and if there was a
downloades source, make fetch would think it's complete and make
I tried it out, and I concur. using wget this is what happens if I
cancel a make fetch:
^C*** /usr/ports/distfiles/netperf-2.3.tar.gz removed
The -t2 switch just sets a 2 second timeout. You can change this to
suit your needs.
nope, -t2 is the same as --tries=2, resulting in 2 retries if download
fails. what you think of is --timeout=2 or -T2.
btw, doesn't make fetch try to fetch it multiple times already?
My mistake... yes that was mean to be tries not timeout.
Yep fetch tries multiple times. looks like using all the options I was
using with wget for fetching are not worth it.
So then the only reason I would use FETCH_CMD=wget is to have a nicer
I will give your "fetcher" script a try and see what happens.
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