[blfs-dev] Broken Links for packages

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Sun Mar 10 13:44:19 PDT 2013

On 03/10/2013 09:18 PM, Treah Blade wrote:
> Hello;
>   I was not sure if anyone had noticed that these two packages in the
> book for building Xorg 7.7 were not working.
> xcb-util-image-0.3.9
> http://xorg.freedesktop.org/releases/individual/xcb/xcb-util-image-0.3.9.tar.bz2
> xcb-util-renderutil-0.3.8
> http://xorg.freedesktop.org/releases/individual/xcb/xcb-util-renderutil-0.3.8.tar.bz2
> When you attempt to go to the sites listed you get a forbidden message
> and the ftp links also do not work. I think this is because of xcb
> moving to its own site or some other issue. Its also possible that the
> site may just be having issues today. You can find them on the
> http://xcb.freedesktop.org/dist/ site. May be worth looking into if
> these packages will no longer be made available though the other
> listing or if other files associated with xcb are going to become
> unavailable.
> Treah

This is a newer issue. Sometimes I can find them, but sometimes not. 
I've discovered that sometimes xorg.freedesktop.org redirects to 
www.x.org but sometimes it doesn't. I wonder if that's worth reporting 
to freedesktop.org maintainers.

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