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Date:      Fri, 15 May 2015 11:31:41 +1000
From:      andrew clarke <>
To:        Avinash Sonawane <>
Subject:   Re: portsnap fetch : "snapshot is corrupt"
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On Thu 2015-05-14 20:13:53 UTC+0530, Avinash Sonawane ( wrote:

> Hello!
> I am using FreeBSD 10.1 RELEASE
> Whenever I try to fetch the portsnap it says "snapshot is corrupt". I
> rmed `/var/db/portsnap/*` to start from fresh but then too when I
> issue `portsnap fetch` it says the same.
> Here is the complete error message :
> Anybody has any idea how do I get that missing gz?

I've noticed this happen in the past on the odd occasion. I ruled out
hardware error on my machine and put it down to some sort of
corruption (or more likely syncronisation problem) with the snapshot
server(s). If I waited a while (a few hours) then re-ran portsnap the
errors went away.


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