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Re: szync files for daily images

On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 01:39:12PM +0000, Robert Lemmen wrote:
>hi folks,
>as discussed a second ago on irc, and just as a reminder:
>currently the zsync downloads are broken, because the web server
>redirects requests to the actual iso with a 302 code, which is not
>supported by zsync in the moment. zsyncmake does however have a "-u"
>argument that allows to specify the url of the actual file to download,
>in its absence it assumes the file is called like the one it works on,
>and lies nect to the .zsync file on the web server. so by using this
>argument in your scripts, it should be easy to work around the problem.
>if i can help, holler

Hi Robert,

To be honest, I'm not sure that's going to help:

 a) I don't necessarily know which machine(s) the images are going to
    be served on
 b) (potential) mirrors will only make that problem worse

Proper redirect support has got to be the way to fix this
properly... :-/

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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