> On Apr 28, 2012, at 12:11 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
>> You can easily verify that this is not the case by downloading and
>> extracting or listing the contents of the archives.
> Hi Josh,
> I downloaded the archive and could verify that the +CONTENTS file was in there:
> $ curl http://packages.macports.org/ktoblzcheck/ktoblzcheck-1.38_0.darwin_11.x86_64.tbz2 >a.tbz2
> $ tar -tvf a.tbz2
> drwxr-xr-x 0 root wheel 0 Apr 19 15:25 ./
> -rw-r--r-- 0 root wheel 55 Apr 19 15:25 ./+COMMENT
> -rw-r--r-- 0 root wheel 1832 Apr 19 15:25 ./+CONTENTS
> So, I wonder what else causes my problems here.
> A more recent thread ("binary packages and Portfile changes") discusses that it might be needed to revbump the portfile to fix this.
> Should I give that a try?
The other reason is if your "tar" is gnutar, and you're running MacPorts < 2.1. What does "tar --version" say? What version of MacPorts are you running?