Uploading new packages, and the editor's manual

lfs at lfs-matrix.net lfs at lfs-matrix.net
Thu Mar 30 11:47:21 PST 2006


On Thu, March 30, 2006 3:58 pm, Ken Moffat wrote:
> So, if we show both directory urls, as now, and absolute links to ftp
> mirrors (see previous reply to Jeremy), will that lead to more support
> questions because the selected mirror is some hours out of date ?

It is possible, but any changes to the books will be made when the book is
re-rendered, and for people using the development book, they really should
know how to get files if the link is broken.  In my opinion.

> And if we do show two urls, what about the size for things like bash
> and readline which are officially provided as .gz but will be .bz2 on the
> mirrors ?  Worms, can of.

Quite a few mirrors nowadays provide both, so it is less and less a
problem.  :)

Justin




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