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Re: Absolute template URLs in official .jigdo files

At Tue, 16 Dec 2003 11:51:57 +0100,
Richard Atterer <richard@list03.atterer.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> 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.

Cheers, Phil.

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