Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#33870 closed defect (invalid)

zlib-1.2.5 download fails

Reported by: macports@… Owned by: macports-tickets@…
Priority: Low Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 2.0.4
Keywords: Cc: ryandesign@…
Port: zlib

Description (last modified by ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt))

For what it's worth, I'm using gentoo, and I'm also having trouble downloading these from and

You may want to notify those folks that the tarball is 404.


Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt)

Cc: ryandesign@… added
Description: modified (diff)
Port: zlib added
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

#24732 was closed two years ago as invalid.

The zlib port was updated to 1.2.6 some time ago. It's not surprising they've removed or moved the 1.2.5 distfile. Doesn't matter anyway; MacPorts properly handles 404 errors and retries the download from another server, such as one of the MacPorts distfiles mirrors, which do have that old file.

The MacPorts zlib portfile is not configured to attempt to download from

If you are having trouble downloading files from someone's server, you should report the problem directly to the administrators of that server.

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