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Re: GNU mirrors (was: Is bash still being actively developed?)


From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: GNU mirrors (was: Is bash still being actively developed?)
Date: 09 Dec 2000 20:47:13 -0500
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%% address@hidden (Mathias Körber) writes:

  mk> On 08 Dec 2000 18:34:35 -0500, "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden> wrote:
  >> %% address@hidden (Mathias Körber) writes:
  >> 
  mk> The latest version on the GNU sites seems to be 2.03 from Feb 1999.
  >> 
  >> What GNU sites are those?  At the official site (ftp.gnu.org) you'll
  >> find many versions more recent than that.

  mk> ftp.gnu.org was full (too many users), so I went to one of the
  mk> officially listed mirrors (labrea.stanford.edu) and it ends
  mk> at 2.03...

You're right; note that the dates on all the files in the directory are
a year or more old...

  mk> Another listed mirror (ftp.hawaii.edu) does not seem to have
  mk> a mirrors directory anymore at all) :-(

Yuck.

You should email address@hidden about these problems.

Personally, I usually use gatekeeper for a mirror; they don't always
have the up-to-the-minute stuff but they are usually pretty up to date.

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