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Date:      Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:10:28 +0000
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: what happened to distfiles?
Message-ID:  <20210326161028.53043059@gumby.homeunix.com>
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On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 07:34:59 +0800
wa5qjh wrote:

> A little over a week ago, I Think I found distfiles somewhere in
> freebsd.org. then a few days later, No more! now I have to goto
> distcache.freebsd.org for the particular type and eventually find
> digests.txz which is not the old distfiles. The problem with that is
> that where I used to be able to download my distfiles while I had
> good bandwidth for the times when I didnt, Now, if the net is down,
> so to speak, and it's down more than its up here in the boondocks of
> the philippines, I'm out of business.No building poudriere or even
> some single port. is there some work-around?

Why is it easier to download distfiles from freebsd.org rather than from
mirrors?  




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