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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Very simple first patch
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:14:05 GMT
On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 12:08 AM, Herbert Duerr <hdu@apache.org> wrote:

> On 14.11.2014 01:04, Kay Schenk wrote:
>
>> On 11/13/2014 03:10 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>>
>>> On 13/11/2014 Michal Hriƈ wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>
>>>> It is a update of external package :)
>>>>
>>>
>>> And here is a problem, but it doesn't depend on you. Policy so far has
>>> been: we download build-time dependencies from the Extensions site and
>>> from Apache Extras.
>>>
>>
>> Can we get a memory refresher on why we can't use the svn versions of
>> these external sources directly?
>>
>
> David Fisher wrote in [1] that he removed them because "fallback urls to
> svn are now removed as per Infra policy". I guess the revision control
> server that is so very critical to so many ASF projects should not be
> impeded by the download of such large third-party tarballs.
>
> [1] http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=r1377529
>
>  [...]
>> It seems like the testing from the new SourceForge are is going pretty
>> well...
>>
>> http://markmail.org/message/4p3klhqkkvszmwav
>>
>> Maybe time for some additional testing from:
>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/oooextras.mirror/files/
>>
>> I'll make local changes and test with this as new OOO_EXTRAS area.
>>
>> Who would have rights to update these files on SF?
>>
>
> The sourceforge ooextras.mirror project currently has only one
> administrator [2].
>
> [2] https://sourceforge.net/u/sf-editor1/
>
> Herbert


Thanks for the info...




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