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provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
I think it's a good idea too. Just a small script called 'getsources'
or something that gets a stage tarball and portage snapshot.
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 <email@example.com> 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
> > gentoo.org site, hit enter on the first one, hit enter a few more times to
> > navigate the directory tree, and then download it?
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> > Andrew Gaffney
> > Gentoo Linux Developer Catalyst/Installer + x86 release
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