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Re: handling redirect download/on the fly packaging URLs?

On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 08:44:56PM +0100, Georg Schwarz wrote:
> I'm trying to add a package which needs to fetch its source (in
> tar.gz format) from
> Of course I could add the URL to which one gets redirected, but this
> is insufficent since the tarball is only created on the fly when the
> download URL in requested.
> What's the best way to handle this with pkgsrc?

Generally, unreleased stuff should be avoided. If that is not possible,
create a tarball and put it in the local distfile directory on ftp.n.o.


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