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From: Sylvain Alain <d2_racing@...>
Subject: RE: A stage* and distfile download script instead of links
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 01:12:17 +0000
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 I think it's best to let the user decide what he wants to download.<br>That really *is* the point of pointing people to the mirrors, directly.<br><br>I think that you are right mr.Gianelloni, give the user the choice is the best way :)<br><br><br>&gt; Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] A stage* and distfile download script instead	of links<br>&gt; From: wolf31o2@g.o<br>&gt; To: gentoo-releng@g.o<br>&gt; Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 13:12:18 -0800<br>&gt; <br>&gt; On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 14:57 -0600, John Alberts wrote:<br>&gt; &gt; I think it's a good idea too.  Just a small script called 'getsources'<br>&gt; &gt; or something that gets a stage tarball and portage snapshot.<br>&gt; <br>&gt; Alright, since people seem hung up on this idea.  Which stage tarball?<br>&gt; Regular? uclibc? Hardened? What will you use to determine which version<br>&gt; to even get?  The CD itself really has nothing on it to identify the<br>&gt; version, so how will your script know where to go?<br>&gt; <br>&gt; See, computers are good at dumb, repetitive tasks.  They tend to suck<br>&gt; hard on anything that requires even the slightest amount of grey matter.<br>&gt; I think it's best to let the user decide what he wants to download.<br>&gt; That really *is* the point of pointing people to the mirrors, directly.<br>&gt; <br>&gt; -- <br>&gt; Chris Gianelloni<br>&gt; Release Engineering Strategic Lead<br>&gt; Games Developer<br><br /><hr /> <a href='' target='_new'></a></body>
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A stage* and distfile download script instead of links
-- Keith Larrimore
Re: A stage* and distfile download script instead of links
-- Andrew Gaffney
Re: A stage* and distfile download script instead of links
-- Keith Larrimore
Re: A stage* and distfile download script instead of links
-- John Alberts
Re: A stage* and distfile download script instead of links
-- Chris Gianelloni
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