[Bug 613] <download> element

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Thu Sep 18 05:10:36 PDT 2003

On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 08:31:13AM +0100, Jamie Bennett wrote:
> bugzilla at linuxfromscratch.org wrote on 18 September 2003 08:12
> >The <unpack> element in CVS currently does much of what Vassili's
> <download>
> >element does, other than supporting multiple URLs to download from.
> >
> >Can someone enlighten me as to any significant reason we should support
> both?
> Download was created to download non-compressed files i.e. patches.
> <unpack> and <reference> currently do not support uncompressed file
> downloading.

I would love to integrate those two.  I know this has been discussed a
lot, but there's just too much of the same code in both.  Either
integrating them syntax-wise, or at least moving the code from them to
a single file (the curl use) which they can both use then.


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