Re: Absolute template URLs in official .jigdo files
At Tue, 16 Dec 2003 11:51:57 +0100,
Richard Atterer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> every now and then, there are complaints from people who mirror the
> official .jigdo/.template files: The .jigdo files contain absolute
> .template URLs, so the templates are always fetched from us.cdimage, which
> creates a single point of failure and defeats the purpose of mirroring the
> .jigdo/.template files.
> Could this be changed to use relative URLs for future releases?
Yeah, no problem.
> One reason for the absolute URLs was that the version of jigdo-lite in
> woody didn't allow them. This is no longer true as of 3.0r2 - jigdo-file
> 0.6.5-2 supports them.
Ah, I knew there was a reason --- fair enough.
> I think the other reason is that Phil doesn't want people to download the
> templates from non-us.cdimage, just from us.cdimage. Phil, maybe you could
> solve this issue on your side by using HTTP redirects?
Nah, I don't have a problem with that. I think it was totally due to
the absolute URL thing.
I'll tweak my publish_cds script now.