[blfs-dev] zsh URL always dies

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 13:44:19 PDT 2015


Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
> This package moves the tarball from
>
> [http://www.zsh.org/pub]
>
> to
>
> [http://www.zsh.org/pub/old/]
>
> when a new one is released.
>
> I am going to include a note similar to imagemagick, but external, in
> the book, for 7.8.
>
> However, the URL there is already broken, because there is a new version.
>
> I have two options (even after the note is included)
>
>
>
>
> 1. Change book's URL.
>
> From
>
> [http://www.zsh.org/pub/zsh-5.1.tar.xz]
>
> and
>
> [http://www.zsh.org/pub/zsh-5.1-doc.tar.xz]
>
> to
>
> [http://www.zsh.org/pub/old/zsh-5.1.tar.xz]
>
> and
>
> [http://www.zsh.org/pub/old/zsh-5.1-doc.tar.xz]
>
> No very elegant, having an "od" in a new BLFS release.
>
>
>
> 2. Update to zsh-5.1.1

Nothing depends on it.  Go ahead and update for 7.8.

   -- Bruce




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