Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: John Alberts <john.m.alberts@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] A stage* and distfile download script instead of links
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 20:57:10
Message-Id: a23b6f900801251257i67203db5h62baa3c3aacf4e1@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-releng] A stage* and distfile download script instead of links by Keith Larrimore
I think it's a good idea too.  Just a small script called 'getsources'
or something that gets a stage tarball and portage snapshot.

John


On Jan 25, 2008 11:26 AM, Keith Larrimore <keithlarrimore@×××××.com> wrote:
> It was just a thought. I figured that's why we had CPUs... to automate > those mundane tasks and "hitting enter a few more times". On the other hand > I can see how a bunch of little scripts can become clutter. Perhaps when I > get a chance, I'll build one and submit it. Even if its not added I suppose > I can just use it myself. > > > > On Jan 25, 2008 10:14 AM, Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o> wrote: > > > > > > > > Keith Larrimore wrote: > > > It would be nice if there were a script built into the install cd that > > > allowed one to download the stage archive and distfiles without having > > > to use links to search the mirrors. > > > > I'm going to have to say "no" to this one. Atleast, I don't think any > member of > > releng is going to take the time to write a script to do this. If you'd > like to > > contribute one, perhaps we'll consider it. > > > > However, is it really that big of a hassle to go to the list of mirrors on > the > > gentoo.org site, hit enter on the first one, hit enter a few more times to > > navigate the directory tree, and then download it? > > > > -- > > Andrew Gaffney > http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/ > > Gentoo Linux Developer Catalyst/Installer + x86 release > coordinator > > -- > > gentoo-releng@l.g.o mailing list > > > > > >
-- John Alberts -- gentoo-releng@l.g.o mailing list

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