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From Carol Frampton <cfram...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: updating ApacheFlexSDK URL in Om's installer
Date Fri, 27 Jul 2012 13:04:00 GMT
{from infra}

On 7/27/12 2 :55AM, "Daniel Shahaf" <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:

>Greg Stein wrote on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 17:23:56 -0400:
>> That link works for a web browser to generate a default download page.
>> 
>
>Read the second paragraph I wrote too please.
>
>> Carol: your solution looks proper for retrieving a simple URL for use
>> within an application (desktop, I presume?)
>> 
>> If you have any problems with the CGI script, please feel free to
>>contact
>> me. I've done a bit of work on it.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> -g
>> On Jul 26, 2012 12:06 PM, "Daniel Shahaf" <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
>>wrote:
>> 
>> > Try this link: http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/incubator/flex/
>> >
>> > I'm pretty sure there is a query string parameter you can add to make
>>it
>> > do a redirect, too, rather than just tell you what the preferred
>>mirror is.
>> >
>> > Thanks for asking,
>> >
>> > Daniel
>> >
>> > Carol Frampton wrote on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 08:56:37 -0700:
>> > > {sent on behalf of Erik de Bruin <erik@ixsoftware.nl> who is a
>>member
>> > of flex-dev}
>> > >
>> > > Hi all,
>> > >
>> > > I'm writing on behalf of the Apache Flex (incubating) community.
>>We're
>> > > working on a tool that helps an end-user to download and install our
>> > > binaries to the correct location on their system for use in an IDE.
>> > >
>> > > We would like to do this the proper way, which in our understanding
>>is
>> > > by using a dynamically assigned download mirror instead of a
>> > > hard-coded link. I've read all of the documentation I could find and
>> > > I've come up with the following solution:
>> > >
>> > > 1. create a wrapper around the generic 'mirrors.cgi', as described
>>in
>> > [1];
>> > > 2. create a HTML file containing only the tag: [preferred]. We need
>> > > only one mirror URL as this is an automated download process;
>> > > 3. place these two in the root of our project site;
>> > > 4. call the wrapper CGI as a web service from our application, and
>>use
>> > > the result for the domain section of the URL.
>> > >
>> > > My questions:
>> > > - is this a valid solution?
>> > > - is there an 'easier' way to get a single dynamic mirror URL?
>> > > - what did I miss, what did I forget to ask?
>> > >
>> > > Thank you very much for your assistance and patience,
>> > >
>> > > EdB
>> > >
>> > > [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/release-download-pages.html
>> > > </message>
>> > >
>> > > EdB
>> > >
>> >


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