get files from internet
C S Ong
supers at oceanfree.net
Sat Nov 17 05:22:30 PST 2001
perhaps we can use cvs to downloading the newest source tree
----- Original Message -----
From: "Neven Has" <haski at sezampro.yu>
To: <alfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2001 11:36 PM
Subject: Re: get files from internet
> On Sat, Nov 17, 2001 at 11:22:11AM +0800, Anson Chan wrote:
> > is it possible to put some info in the profiles, so that when a file is
> > missing in the system and we can get it from their homepage. for
> > when i try to build my x11 system and the source files are missing. can
> > nALFS get them from ftp.xfree86.org.
> Not yet, but very soon (after the next version that I'll release next
> It can look like:
> Then, you could point to a package, press <a_key> and it will start
> downloading file(s) you specified. Probably with simple wget at first, but
> I intend to implement a more controllable downloading inside the program
> the future.
> Maybe even (as an option) to grab packages automatically if they are
> I'm not sure how yet, we shouldn't read <unpack> for that. Maybe by
> required files (the ones that should exist on the disk) for the package in
> the new element inside it?
> That's one of the good things about the new syntax - lot of useful
> information can be added inside <package> now (so it doesn't look ugly).
> For example, we could add <description>, <homepage> etc.
> Unsubscribe: send email to listar at linuxfromscratch.org
> and put 'unsubscribe alfs-discuss' in the subject header of the message
Unsubscribe: send email to listar at linuxfromscratch.org
and put 'unsubscribe alfs-discuss' in the subject header of the message
More information about the alfs-discuss