Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@×××××××.org>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Proposal for adding berlios to thirdpartymirrors.
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 09:18:52
Message-Id: 20061219091557.5e3793c8@snowdrop
On Mon, 18 Dec 2006 23:30:33 +0100 Piotr Jaroszyński <peper@g.o>
wrote:
| > I'm sure all of you understand that not much work would be
| > necessary for the the transition as it can occur over time, for
| > example when package maintainers modify an ebuild. So, what do you
| > folks think?
| 
| I had asked about it once and was told that berlios mirrors are 
| unreliable(changing files) and should be avoided. Although things
| change, so is it still the case?

They stopped doing this when we contacted them and asked them not to.

(The issue was that they had a download script that added a few bytes of
watermarking onto the end of tarballs.)

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Ciaran McCreesh
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