Website accident, alfs/view emptied

Leo leosimoesp at
Thu Nov 6 13:33:51 PST 2003

       I asked to you about how to create an installer and you ignored me,
then you did'nt send emails to me, please.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gerard Beekmans" <gerard at>
To: "ALFS Discussion and Development List"
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Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 7:29 PM
Subject: Re: Website accident, alfs/view emptied

> On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 12:57, Larry Lawrence wrote:
> > After reviewing my notes, I appear to be more my fault than Gerard.  In
> > syncing the patch links, I used a 'cp -d' instead of 'cp -a' leaving the
> > group improperly set blowing up the script.
> > The blfs and lfs patch directories are gone also.  I did find them on a
> > mirror. Is it possible to rsync or scp these links back from a mirror.
> I wondered what happened to the patches. I thought I did it, I already
> emailed Tushar asking if he can fix it up.
> > Sorry, going back to my corner to try to publish 5.0 without tearing the
> > whole system down.
> I am putting a script into place in a minute that fixes these perm
> issues: it'll run "chmod g+w -R /home/httpd/" as
> well as chgrp lfswww on that dir. It'll run at the same time as cleancvs
> does, so it'll always run before the automatic update at 2AM/PM. It'll
> take care of this issue.
> I believe the patches/lfs&blfs/version/ were symlinks to
> downloads/packagename but I'm not 100% sure so that's why I rather
> Tushar fix it - he'll know how things were setup.
> -- 
> Gerard Beekmans
> /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */
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