Changes between Version 88 and Version 89 of FAQ
- 12/12/09 08:16:51 (3 years ago)
v88 v89 114 114 The first thing you should do if you get a checksum error is update your ports with `sudo port sync` — can you install the port now? If so, it means somebody else encountered the same checksum mismatch before and already fixed it. 115 115 116 If updating doesn't help, then you should attempt to discover why there is a checksum mismatch. There are several possible reasons: 116 If updating doesn't help, then you should attempt to discover why there is a checksum mismatch. s: 117 117 118 118 1. ''The file is corrupt''. If it was corrupted by the transfer, download it again (`port clean --all <portname>` and `port install <portname>`). If it is corrupted on the server, there is not much you can do about it. Open a bug in [http://trac.macports.org/newticket Trac] and assign it to the port's maintainer. As for solving the problem: if there are other mirrors, try one of them. You can also ask if someone has a complete file they can send you on the [http://lists.macosforge.org/mailman/listinfo/macports-users MacPorts users' mailing list].