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Bug 71138 - realplayer-8-r7.ebuild gives incorrect URL to download files.
Summary: realplayer-8-r7.ebuild gives incorrect URL to download files.
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-11-14 04:03 UTC by Adrien Tougas
Modified: 2004-11-14 06:52 UTC (History)
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Description Adrien Tougas 2004-11-14 04:03:52 UTC
The output below is printed when attempting to build realplayer-8-r7.ebuild

 * Please go to
 * and download the appropriate realplayer binary installer
 * for OS type : Linux 2.x (libc6 i386)
 * Download rp8_linux20_libc6_i386_cs2.bin and place it in :
 * /usr/portage/distfiles

The URL get redirected to where you can only download realplayer10

The URL for old versions of realplayer is

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit $(PORTDIR)/profiles/package.mask to unmask media-video/realplayer
2. emerge =media-video/realplayer-8-r7

Just a new URL to update the ebuild with that's all.
Comment 1 Carsten Lohrke (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-11-14 06:52:47 UTC
Realplayer-8 is hard masked for unresolved security reasons (Bug 40469). Don't use it!