[ooo-build] Download

Petr Mladek pmladek at suse.cz
Tue Jan 26 03:56:34 PST 2010

Hi Axel,

On Monday 25 January 2010, Axel Freyn wrote:
> As the new version of open-office seems to appear soon, this is probably
> also a good time to update the download-script. I have attached the new
> version, which (in theory;-) supports also the use of the supplied
> mirrors:
>  - The parameter "--no-mirrors" is used to switch off this extension,
>    downloading everything directly from mirrorbrain.org
>  - The parameter "--mirror-levels" can be used to adjust which mirrors
>    shall be used: "1" selects only the "best ones", "2" and "3" also the
>    second and third group (same country, same continent, everywhere; if
>    no mirror exist in the country, the list is shifted and "1" selects
>    same continent, ...). I don't know what's the best default value?
>    At the moment, the script uses "1", restricting itself on the
>    "nearest" mirrors.
> For each file, the script reads the given priorities and selects than
> randomly a mirror the probability being given by the priority.
> During my tests it seems to work.

Thanks a lot for working on the download script.

Hmm, I am not sure if we really want the new change. The URL 
http://go-oo.mirrorbrain.org already is automatically redirected to the 
various mirrors using some more sophisticated rules, see

Best Regards,

Petr Mladek
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