[lfs-dev] Sourceforge problems

Douglas R. Reno renodr2002 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 09:51:05 PST 2018


On Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 10:33 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> There are major problems right now with sourceforge.  They have been
> ongoing for a couple of weeks.
>
> By my count there are 6 packages in LFS and about 100 in BLFS that point
> to sourceforge for downloads.
>
> I would like to remind all that we mirror most packages in both LFS and
> BLFS.  The mirrors are listed at http://www.linuxfromscratch.or
> g/mirrors.html#files
>
> The master mirror site is typically updated the day after a new package
> version is posted to the (BLFS only) development book.  It may take another
> day for the updated file versions to propagate to the secondary mirror
> sites.
>
> The LFS packages are only updated on the master mirror for stable releases.
>
> Let's hope that the sourceforge engineers resolve their problems quickly.
>
>   -- Bruce
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People should also probably keep an eye on things here -

https://twitter.com/sfnet_ops

That is the official SourceForge.net Operations twitter feed - they tweet
updates here about their status and problems. Gitlab does the same for
those of you who need packages from there.
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