Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#27345 closed update (fixed)

xmms: homepage changed

Reported by: is@… Owned by: ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt)
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 1.9.2
Keywords: Cc:
Port: xmms

Description (last modified by ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt))


I would love to get XMMS going again on OSX, one of my fav Linux applications of all time. I guess the contributers lost the domain name and are now using

The xmms version 1 listed in MacPorts still points to the old site. I cancelled the install, though it may very well have worked.

I would recommend removing XMMS 1 from the MacPorts listing or perhaps using the new site.


From the xmms2 webiste:

News and events
Don't trust XMMS.ORG for XMMS1 source code
17 May 2010 12:24 (CEST) by Unknown
Just a brief warning to anyone looking for the XMMS1 source code. Please don't use the code at since the domain is no longer controlled by the people in the community. Please use instead. For background information you can see the following post by Tobias:

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt)

Cc: is@… removed
Description: modified (diff)
Keywords: xmms-1.2.11.tar.bz2 removed
Owner: changed from macports-tickets@… to ryandesign@…
Port: xmms added
Status: newassigned
Summary: XMMS 1 source codexmms: homepage changed

Thank you for letting us know.

Note that we are still able to trust the code just fine, no matter what site it came from, because MacPorts records checksums of all distfiles of all ports and verifies them. When the xmms port was updated to version 1.2.11 (see #16595) the domain was still under the developers' control, so we can trust that the checksums generated at that time are of correct software. And I checked just now that the software downloaded from that site today still has the same checksums, so it is still the same software.

Still, I agree we should update the homepage and download location to the new approved one.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt)

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

I updated the homepage and master_sites in r73525, and verified that the checksums have not changed.

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