downloading non-compressed files

Pawel alfs-discuss at
Sat May 24 06:16:52 PDT 2003

At 01:08 PM 5/23/2003 -0600, you wrote:
>My various patch files aren't compressed (just not worth the trouble to me)
>but I do need my profiles to download them before they can be applied. Since
>I didn't see a <download> type tag I had to put the patches in an <unpack>.
>Now it gets downloaded just fine, but then the unpack attempt fails of course
>since it's not a tar, gz or bz2 file.

The patch to nALFS to add support for <download> is here

The documentation on the <download> element is here


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