1. l33tname

    fetch/wget hangs on download

    Fetch regularly takes a long time to deliver content and often completely timeout the connection. I notices that poudriere builds often fail to complete because some ports can not be fetched. (Different ports this is just one example) => Attempting to fetch...
  2. S

    freebsd-update fetch & install, reverted my patch level from p4 to p3, but reports it's p5?

    Something very odd just occurred on my laptop when I performed a freebsd-update fetch & install. When I did the fetch it reported that there was a new patch (I was already on p4), so I then performed the "freebsd-update install" as usual and then did a reboot. When I checked it using uname -a...
  3. quamenzullo

    /var/run/ntpd.leap-seconds.list may be truncated

    I've noticed this message in the daily reports: It comes from a service ntpd onefetch. The file does not seem truncated, and is not yet expired (it says "File expires on: 28 June 2022"). I already ran freebsd-update fetch (everything is up to date). Is there anything to do, or to worry about?
  4. Farhan Khan

    C Robust HTTP Client Library with POST

    Hi all Does FreeBSD have a robust HTTP library? I see fetch(3), but it does not seem to be able to do a POST request. I am writing some code that, at least aspirationally, I would like to to someday land in Base. I am trying to avoid 3rd party libraries and would sure hate to write my own POST...
  5. pming

    Fetching 1 metadata files. . . Failed

    Hey guys I wanted to update my system one last time before upgrading to 11.2-RELEASE. Apparently my machine is looking for files that aren't even available: admin@server ~ sudo freebsd-update -v debug fetch install src component not installed, skipped Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors...
  6. S

    How to enforce ftp client open a specific port for data when deal with Active-mode ftp servers?

    To strength security of the firewall (we all know that ftp is a challenge for firewall security) I want enforce ftp-client establish only a specific port for data. My box is an ftp client in terms of ftp communication. I don't need ftp server on my box (we live in era of cloud services!), but...
  7. BrunolPhilippe

    portsnap fetch issue

    Hello, I have an issue when I do this command: # rm -rf /var/db/portsnap/* # portsnap fetch Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... none found. Fetching public key from portsnap.FreeBSD.org... done. Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap.FreeBSD.org... done. Fetching snapshot metadata... done...
  8. J

    Solved Fetch: protocol not supported

    Hi, I don't understand why I can't use fetch from inside my jail. # fetch http://www.yahoo.com fetch: http://www.yahoo.com: Protocol not supported Name resolution works: # host -t A yahoo.com yahoo.com has address yahoo.com has address...
  9. F

    Fetching behind a proxy, Authentication Error

    Afternoon all, At work I have a VM on my laptop for testing and general respite from Windows, it's running FreeBSD 10.3: bil@fbsd-bil:guessing_game %>uname -a FreeBSD fbsd-bil 10.3-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p3 #0: Tue May 17 08:43:55 UTC 2016...