Uploading new packages, and the editor's manual

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 14:07:14 PST 2006


On 3/31/06, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote these words on 03/31/06 15:23 CST:
>
> > Not that you are putting up the vote, but I don't agree with the bz2
> > only method.  IMO, we should be hosting the exact versions found at
> > the upstream website, be it tar.bz2 or whatever.
>
> And if they provide both .gz and .bz2 files?
>
> Flip a coin? (jk)

I usually go with bz2 if they're both there since they're usually
smaller.  But that parts not really important to me.  I just want to
know I'm getting an officially distributed archive.

--
Dan



More information about the lfs-book mailing list