[Slackbuilds-users] R failes to download

LukenShiro lukenshiro at ngi.it
Fri Jan 13 11:34:04 UTC 2012

Il giorno Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:06:36 -0600
Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> ha scritto:
> > One way to deal with this would be to make the download link point
> > to a Gentoo or FreeBSD repository, if there's an ebuild or a
> > bsd-port of the package. Gentoo apparently keeps old versions on
> > their mirrors forever. Just make sure the md5sum matches the source
> > from the original site.
> Sure, that's fine.

Just a suggestion: couldn't we maybe introduce an optional fallback
DOWNLOAD link in .info's template to be used if upstream main link has
been moved or doesn't work?

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