tom.pegg at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 19:56:31 PST 2010
Tim Sarbin wrote:
> I have had repeated problems downloading certain packages, mpfr being a
> big offender. With a better tuned wget it downloads fine every time
> without needing to re-run make. As far as the other parched goes, it is
> dealing with the fact that the verbage makes no sense when the source
> archive has not been set. Honestly the whole source archive setting
> thing is a bit misleading in the menuconfig. I understand Tue goal of
> it, but both the menuconfig, and the verbage in the build system seem a
> bit broken. Run a new alfs build, set it to download sources, but leave
> source archive at its default setting. let it download a few packages
> then kill and restart make. the verbage for the packages that have
> already been downloaded will be broken.
Ok, I now see what you mean for the download message, definitely broken.
I never noticed as I usually always have SRC_ARCHIVE set. Both that
patch and your wget patch have been applied, thanks. I'm open to
suggestions for the SRC_ARCHIVE menu option, as I'm not sure what to
change with it.
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