[Slackbuilds-users] HTTP access to the repository

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Thu Jul 8 05:44:18 UTC 2010

On Thu, 8 Jul 2010 00:32:14 -0500
Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 7 Jul 2010 13:33:47 +0200
> Mauro Giachero <mauro.giachero at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Grabbing things from a web page, guessing bits here and there, isn't
> > the right way to work. The gitweb interface, just like the "old"
> > website, is meant to be used by human beings, and as such is subject
> > to change and isn't efficient at all for batch downloads.
> > 
> > I agree with Asaf that an HTTP access to the repository would be
> > useful (I for one am missing it right now). Any chance the admins
> > could set up any kind of HTTP mirror?
> I don't understand what you need, aside from what's already
> available (and has been since this project began):
>   http://slackbuilds.org/slackbuilds/
> Since it wasn't there already, I added it to the page footer at:
>    http://slackbuilds.org/repository/13.1/

After thinking some more, perhaps this would suit you even


Each version'd directory has a tarball and gpg sig of every
app in the repo for that version (well, they're actually
symlinks, but that doesn't matter from your perspective).

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 198 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.slackbuilds.org/pipermail/slackbuilds-users/attachments/20100708/14dcabea/attachment.asc>

More information about the SlackBuilds-users mailing list