Uploading new packages, and the editor's manual

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 30 12:30:28 PST 2006


On Thu, 30 Mar 2006, lfs at lfs-matrix.net wrote:

> 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.
>
 I share your sentiment, but I'm wary of human nature. 
 
> > 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.  :)

 Maybe I wasn't clear - I meant a general link to a canonical site such 
as http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bash/ (everything there is currently .tar.gz) 
and a specific link to a version on a mirror (which will be .tar.bz2).

Ken
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