Subject: Re: Accessing a local distfiles directory?
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/13/1998 09:32:58
On Tue, 13 Oct 1998, Simon Burge wrote:

> A mount worked fine.  I guess there's now the question of what happens
> when I find a package I want to install that is restricted from being
> mirrored.  I'll probably just throw a copy on the ftp mirror in the
> distfiles directory while I need it...

At one point I looked at adding a separate path to search for
distfiles before downloading them, which would have solved this
problem. However, the code got a bit too hairy for my taste.

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