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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build] fetch-depends having problems with the sourceforge mirror
Date Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:50:02 GMT
On 24/Aug/2010 16:46, Sian January wrote:
> On 19 August 2010 03:29, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 18/Aug/2010 08:51, Sian January wrote:
>>> I've just run the federated build from scratch and it all went
>>> smoothly except that I had to change the sourceforge mirror in all the
>>> depends.properties file.  Looking at their website [1] "internap"
>>> doesn't seem to be listed at the moment so I think we may need to
>>> switch the scripts to use a different one.  OVH worked for me
>>> yesterday unless anyone has another preference?
>> Almost by definition it is unlikely that any one mirror will satisfy
>> everyone.
>>
>> It should be possible to specify the chosen SourceForge mirror site used
>> at build time by defining the ant property -Dsf.base= though looking at
>> the depends.properties file I see not all URLs have been rewritten to
>> use that base property yet.
>>
>> I didn't see anything obvious for how to dynamically find your best
>> mirror for using SF.
> 
> Looks like you can add ?use_mirror=autoselect to the end of the URL
> 
> e.g. http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/mx4j/mx4j-3.0.2.zip?use_mirror=autoselect
> 
> Shall I update the build files to use this instead?

Sounds good, but let's wait until after the milestone to avoid any
unforeseen problems that may appear with more testing.

Regards,
Tim

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