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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Category-B tarballs in SVN (was Re: External libraries)
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 14:30:15 GMT


--- Ven 13/1/12, Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@googlemail.com> ha scritto:

> 
> that is a very important point and we should keep the
> practical relevance in mind.
> 
> I normally build with --with-dmake-url to test this because
> it is currently very important for people who wants to start
> building AOO on their own. As long as we haven't switched
> completely to gnu make.
> 
> I think it was on Wednesday or so where stumbled over the
> problem that the mentioned Url to Apache extras was not
> reachable for a day or at least several hours. That was not
> really satisfying from a user 
> perspective :-(
> 

Network outrages are unfortunate and can happen anywhere.
FreeBSD is currently mirroring the files and Debian
mirrors carry an older version that works well enough.

Pedro.

> Juergen
> 
> >
> > Another way to think of it is this: the rights and
> obligations of a
> > downstream consumer are invariant over the choice of
> where the
> > category-b code is downloaded
> from.   Would you agree with that much?
> >   If so, I don't see any basis for a
> policy distinction purely based on
> > the location of the downloaded code.
> >
> >> Pedro.
> >>
> 
> 

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