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Re: Problems with ftp.netbsd.org,binary packages

Subject: Re: Problems with ftp.netbsd.org,binary packages
From: Gary Thorpe
Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2006 21:05:51 -0400 EDT
--- Manuel Bouyer <bouyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 07, 2006 at 10:32:39PM -0400, Gary Thorpe wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am having trouble searching for packages on ftp.netbsd.org and
> > several mirrors. Those portions of the archives containing the
> binary
> > packages seems to have disappeared: trying to browse from the links
> on
> > http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/software/ is futile. 
> > 
> > The mirrors I have tried (ftp2.us and ftp3.us) also seem to have
> these
> > portions missing. If the main server lost these contents it seems
> the
> > change has already propagated outwards. Is this planned or has such
> a
> > major problem just not been noticed?
> 
> No, it just looks like the page is not keept up to date.
> Binary packages are in /pub/pkgsrc these days ...
> 
> -- 
> Manuel Bouyer <bouyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
> --

Thank you for the help. Is there a list of mirrors for pkgsrc somewhere
if/when the main site is unavailable?

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