The new jhalfs features

George Boudreau georgeb at
Tue May 2 20:05:47 PDT 2006

Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> wrote:
>> - New download code. Now jhalfs will try to copy first the files from 
>> a local archive, if not found, try to download it from upstream 
>> server, if that fail also then try to download from the FTP mirror 
>> defined in the SERVER configuration option.
> I think I'd prefer if we switch the order on this one a bit. IOW,
> 1. Look in the specified local archive
> 2. Else, download from LFS FTP mirror (SERVER config option)
> 3. Else, upstream server
> I think upstream should be the last attempt because that way we're 
> giving the user 2 ways to specify preferenced locations to pull from. 
> Also, Justin's mirror is consistently faster than most upstream ones, 
> and he's been doing some excellent work of late making sure that his 
> tarballs are correct and up-to-date.
> Anyone care if I adjust this?

  I have made significant changes to the original get_sources.  If you 
wish to change the download order just switch URL1 and URL2 positions.

> -- 
> JH

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