alfs ftp

Vince Rodriguez atgrim at phoenixdsl.com
Wed Feb 14 19:37:05 PST 2001


There was that gzip patch that was not .bz2  It was .gz and I had a helluva
time with. Gerard let me know that Netscape auto unzips text files. THat is why
it is supposed to be changed to .bz2

Vince Rodriguez

Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> > oh wait the package versions are wrong
> > the .tar.bz2 is a .tar.gz
>
> all 2.4.4 book are bz2
>
> > Current LFS book would be 2.4.4 right. So the ALFS
> > should be the same? I thought it was but maybe Gerard
> > put CVS 3.0 packages in the ftp? I dunno, just know it's
> > not in synch, I have no useful reference and was just trying
> > to fix that.
>
> Yes Gerard puts LFS-3.0-CVS files in the FTP archive but in their own
> directory packages.linuxfromscratch.org/new-in-cvs
>
> the other dirs are strictly 2.4.4
>
> > Just give me that url I can point to that will always work with
> > the CVS profiles and I will be happy. :)
>
> packages.linuxfromscratch.org/alfs/
>
> it will contain whatever is in the current book (not cvs book). now all we
> need to do is fix up the profiles to use bz2 extensions and proper versions
> (i believe the profles may stil be partly 2.4.2/2.4.3)
>
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