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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE} a few DL questions...
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2012 20:42:25 GMT


On 04/26/2012 01:31 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> Am 04/26/2012 06:11 PM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
>> I've been working on a prototype of the DL button in the /download/test
>> area given our discussions about split mirror setup for 3.4 etc. I have
>> a few more edits to do before sending out a notification about final
>> review (later today).
>>
>> But...I have a few questions for this release.
>>
>> * The DL scripts have a good amount of logic surrounding the
>> naming/download of 3.2 and 3.1 releases-- the "old" naming schema. Since
>> we won't be providing "friendly" DL buttons for these anymore, is it
>> safe to pull this stuff out?
>
> Yes, there is no usage anymore for the old file name structure that was
> used for Bounce. And because Bounce is no longer used, too, also the DL
> logic for Bouncer links can be deleted.
>
> But here and there it's deeply mixed-up with the "normal" DL logic. So,
> to do it safely will be very tricky. Maybe it's OK to leave it as it is
> for now and delete that stuff step-by-step when the release is done.

yeah--if it ain't broke, don't fix it. I'll probably leave all this for 
now...

>
>> * DL locations for Mac PPC and FreeBSD are as follows (excuse wrapping):
>>
>> var MIRROR_MAC_PPC_URL =
>> "http://ooopackages.good-day.net/pub/OpenOffice.org/contrib/macosppc/";
>> var MIRROR_FREEBSD32_URL =
>> "http://ooopackages.good-day.net/pub/OpenOffice.org/contrib/freebsdx86/";
>> var MIRROR_FREEBSD64_URL =
>> "http://ooopackages.good-day.net/pub/OpenOffice.org/contrib/freebsdx86-64/";
>>
>>
>>
>> Will this still be the case or will all versions be served from either
>> Apache or SourceForge? The DL logic needs to be changed if this
>> alternate URL is not used.
>
> I would appreciate it very much when Maho and Petro can contribute the
> builds to the mirror systems. As Good-day.net is no longer existing (at
> least the domain) there needs to be a new download location anyway. Then
> linking will be much easier. Otherwise there needs to be additional logic.
>
> Of course this applies also to the OS/2 builds from Yuri and others.
>
> Marcus

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