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Re: [lvm-devel] Release tarballs location



Dne 22.12.2010 14:49, Thomas Petazzoni napsal(a):
> Hello,
> 
> I am a contributor of Buildroot, a tool that allows to easily build
> embedded Linux systems. We create recipes to cross-compile software
> that are useful on embedded systems, and LVM2 is one of them.
> 
> Unfortunately, it looks like when a release is made, the tarball is
> placed at ftp://sources.redhat.com/pub/lvm2/, but as once as a newer
> release is made, the previous tarball is moved into
> ftp://sources.redhat.com/pub/lvm2/old/. Unfortunately, this doesn't
> work well with how embedded Linux build systems work, since they code
> an URL and a version for each software they build. This is usually not
> a problem, since most of the software tarballs are available from a
> fixed location.
> 
> Would it be possible to change the release tarball location policy in
> order not to move them ? If you really want to have only the latest one
> in ftp://sources.redhat.com/pub/lvm2/, could you also put the latest
> available version in ftp://sources.redhat.com/pub/lvm2/old/ at the
> moment of the release ?
> 

Looks fairly simpler to implement support for mutliple links addresses
into the Buildroot?
(i.e. if the first location no longer exists try next one in the list)

Zdenek


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