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Re: Patch to tidy up wget use, and add return=4 when 404's are seen

On Sat, Mar 01, 2008 at 04:10:35PM +0000, Philip Hands wrote:
> The patch to packages/kickseed/initrd-kickseed is untested, and was done
> just to hint at how that code could be simplified if it used fetch-url.
> I think it could have most of the other logic ripped out too if it used
> urls like floppy://... and file://...

Unfortunately the URLs are not within our control; kickseed's purpose is
to be compatible with Red Hat's Kickstart implementation, so it's
limited by what they do. The relevant documentation is here:


> Also, it seems that an nfs method that took care of mounting the share
> (like the floppy method does) might get rid of the need for any of
> those case statements

initrd-kickseed does take care of mounting the share ... could you
elaborate here? I'm not quite sure what you mean.

> Someone who knows their way around kickseed needs to confirm all this
> though.

I think that's pretty much me. :-)

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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