nALFS CVS snapshots?
Kevin P. Fleming
kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 21 11:33:13 PDT 2003
Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 12:07, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
>>Because the new build system resulted in a CVS repository that is not
>>directly usable by end-users (they need to have
>>autoconf/automake/libtool/etc. and run the bootstrap script), I wonder
>>if it would be valuable to have a daily snapshot made on belgarath so
>>testers can download a tarball that's ready for use? The script to do
>>this wouldn't be difficult, I imagine even less so than the scripts
>>for the daily book snapshots. Belgarath seems to have adequate
>>versions of all the required tools (including libxml2).
> Even if not adequate at some point in the future just let me know and
> we'll get it upgraded no problems.
> The script can be run by anybody's personal cron job or I can make it a
> sytsem wide one, I'm ok with either. As for the download location,
> downloads.linuxfromscratch.org/alfs/ might work? Or
> www.linuxfromscratch.org/alfs/download/ this way the snapshots get
> mirrored as well and can be mentioned on the website (talk to the
> website team to have this setup).
Moving this to the website list...
I think the www.lfs.org/alfs/download thing would be great, especially
if that means they get mirrored. I can create a personal cron job for
now to create the snapshots, if one of the website people can tell me
where to put the resulting .tar.bz2 file.
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