[Slackbuilds-users] A slight 'problem' with the app I'm supposed to maintain...

TuxaneMedia jens at tuxane.com
Fri Dec 14 14:34:44 UTC 2012

Am 14.12.2012 14:46, schrieb Klaatu:
> On Friday, December 14, 2012 07:27:49 AM irgunii at gmail.com wrote:
>> On Fri, 14 Dec 2012 07:49:03 -0500
>> Klaatu <klaatu at straightedgelinux.com> wrote:
>>> On Friday, December 14, 2012 06:23:39 AM irgunii at gmail.com wrote:
>>>>   It's been brought to my attention (thank's Richard!) that the link to
>>>> download kim4 isn't working properly.
>>>>   Unfortunately the app is only found on kdeapps.org and any time one
>>>> changes views at any particular apps page on their browser, the download
>>>> link will change. (I hope that made sense)
>>>>   I'm not sure how to 'fix' this so that those coming to the slackbuilds
>>>> repository will be able to just click the download link and it work for
>>>> them.
>>>>   Any ideas will be greatly appreciated (I also need to change my e-mail
>>>>   in
>>>> my builds anyway as I'll be dropping my isp soon).
>>>>   John
>>> http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/release/kim4-0.9.5.tar.gz works for me.
>>> How does this change? I don't think I understood the part about changing
>>> views.
>>> - klaatu
>>   I can't find that link anywhere on his site. Where did you find the link
>> for that? The only 'download' link I can find takes one to the kdeapps
>> site.
>>   What I mean about 'changing' is, if you go to the kdeapps site for kim4
>> and scroll down to the download link and hover on it, it will give you the
>> URL it's going to go to. If you 'reload' the page, the URL has changed, so
>> any time one goes to that download link, it's not going to be the same for
>> everyone else.
>>   I'm trying to figure out how to get one solid download URL that won't
>> change and will be there for a while. His personal website has been around
>> a while and no telling how much longer it will be there.
>>   John
> If you go to kde-look.org and click the download link for kim4, it does one of 
> those "Your download should begin shortly" pages. On that page, it says 
> "Download should start in 5 seconds, if not, please <a 
> href="http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/release/kim4-0.9.5.tar.gz">click here</a> 
> so i just right-clicked on the Click Here link, copied the link, wgot it just 
> to test, and then emailed it to you :-)
> Going to http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/ it does seem like that is its official 
> homepage.
> - klaatu
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Also the "normal" download on kde-apps.org uses exectly the same url.
You can see it in Firebug. Look at the headers section in 'download.php':

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:56:40 GMT
Server: Apache
X-Powered-By: PHP/5.3.8
Expires: Thu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
Cache-Control: no-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0,
Pragma: no-cache
refresh: 3; url=http://bouveyron.free.fr/kim/release/kim4-0.9.5.tar.gz
Content-Encoding: gzip
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Keep-Alive: timeout=15, max=197
Connection: Keep-Alive
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: text/html

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