[blfs-dev] The changelog hates us

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 11:40:13 PST 2013


Rob Landley wrote:

> The wget-list in the most recent 7.3 release is also access denied
> right now.

Fixed.

I have a restrictive umask and that keeps the permissions too 
restrictive when copying files.  I just loosened it up.

> By the way, having a readme in that directory point to:
>     http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/lfs/lfs-packages/
>
> Might save time. :)

Our philosophy is to show users where to get the original sorce from the 
authors.  However, the collective packages are actually on several 
mirrors.  See the bottom of 
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/download.html

That's also referenced in Section 3.1 of the book.

   -- Bruce



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