[blfs-dev] Package Currency
Fernando de Oliveira
famobr at yahoo.com.br
Wed Mar 12 02:41:05 PDT 2014
Em 12-03-2014 00:30, Bruce Dubbs escreveu:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Today I've been working on the package currency scripts at
>> Most of the scripts are working, but I still need to address a few
>> issues that have changed since I first wrote them last Fall.
>> In any case the info there seems to be mostly correct. I'll finish up
>> the outstanding issues in the next day or so.
>> There are a fair number of packages out of date that are not in the
>> ticket system. If someone want to go through and add new tickets for
>> the out of date packages, please do so.
> It took me all day to wrestle these scripts into shape. The main
> problem is upstream devs who think it's clever to hide their directory
> listings of the packages they offer. They spend time making clever html
> files that are automatically generated but that just makes it quite
> difficult to extract just what is the latest release.
> The naming of files is also quite inconsistent. For example, we have
> junit4_4.11.orig.tar.gz. First why do they need to tell us it's version
> 4 twice. Second, why do they need to add 'orig'. What else would it
> be? Binary? If so, then for what architecture? Actually junit is java
> and you don't have binaries.
> In any case the scripts are current. If the 'Latest' version is a 0,
> then it means that either the upstream server is down or someone was
> clever and changed a file name or web page.
> There was at least one server down today: 0pointer.de. We have several
> packages pointing there. I've noticed it being down in the past. It
> doesn't seem to be very reliable.
> If you notice something wrong, please let me know, but please also tell
> me what the correct URL is that I can use to determine the most recent
> released version of the package.
Thanks for it.
I just looked at Programming, because was trying to find what you did
with OJDK (sorry, only today I have seen your query). Then, I saw:
python2 2.7.6 0 *
python2 docs 2.7.6 2.7.6
I believe the address is http://legacy.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.6/
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