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Bug 600666 - media-libs/freealut-1.1.0-r3 download fails
Summary: media-libs/freealut-1.1.0-r3 download fails
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Sound Team
Keywords: PATCH, PullRequest
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-11-24 12:03 UTC by Chris White
Modified: 2020-07-22 21:19 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

freealut-1.1.0-r4 patch (freealut.diff,417 bytes, patch)
2016-11-24 12:03 UTC, Chris White
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Description Chris White 2016-11-24 12:03:49 UTC
Created attachment 454226 [details, diff]
freealut-1.1.0-r4 patch

The upstream mirror is broken:

>>> Downloading ''
--2016-11-24 03:18:39--
Connecting to||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2016-11-24 03:18:39 ERROR 404: Not Found.

>>> Downloading ''
--2016-11-24 03:18:39--
Resolving failed: Name or service not known.
wget: unable to resolve host address ‘’
!!! Couldn't download 'freealut-1.1.0.tar.gz'. Aborting.

After looking at the homebrew solution (see URL field) I'm adding a patch which uses a debian mirror for download. There's also this:

but it uses CMake instead of autotools in the original tarball so it would require more effort to port
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-07-22 21:19:13 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 6467b43cb80dd5d951b1602dba33065bd67689d4
Author:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
AuthorDate: 2020-07-22 18:28:58 +0000
Commit:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
CommitDate: 2020-07-22 21:19:00 +0000

    media-libs/freealut: Fix SRC_URI
    Thanks-to: Chris White <>
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.0, Repoman-2.3.23
    Signed-off-by: Andreas Sturmlechner <>

 media-libs/freealut/freealut-1.1.0-r4.ebuild | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)