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From: "John Alberts" <john.m.alberts@...>
Subject: Re: A stage* and distfile download script instead of links
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 14:57:07 -0600
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@...> 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@g.o mailing list
> >
> >
>
>



-- 
John Alberts
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