[Mailman-Users] invalid checksum while doing portinstall

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Wed Sep 20 03:51:06 CEST 2006

In a flurry of recycled electrons, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:

> I have a problem installing mailman under FreeBSD 6.1. When I go to ports 
> to install mailman, it gives me an error message about invalid checksum.

> Could anyone offer any advice on how to install mailman? I tried deleting 
> the distinfo file and using cvsup to generate a new one but it has not 
> helped either.

The bsd ports tree is never (and can't be) screamingly up to the minute. 
Since for mailman IIRC there aren't any bsd-specific patches needed, I'd 
pull the release tarball and build in /usr/local/src.


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