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From Sian January <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [build] fetch-depends having problems with the sourceforge mirror
Date Tue, 24 Aug 2010 15:46:28 GMT
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?

>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Sian
>>
>> [1] http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/sourceforge/wiki/Mirrors
>>
>



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