[csw-maintainers] Dagobert: Please delete all the /home/src/7.3.* files

Laurent Blume laurent at opencsw.org
Fri Apr 19 00:28:26 CEST 2013

Bram just kindly pointed out to me something terribly obvious in hindsight.
The build recipe for vim was using *ftp* to download patches:
all those containing non ASCII (ie, UTF-8, some other encodings for
tests) were likely to be corrupted, eg, 7.3.336, which I can't delete.

$ wget http://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/7.3/7.3.336
$ gdiff -q /home/src/7.3.336 /tmp/7.3.336
Files /home/src/7.3.336 and /tmp/7.3.336 differ

It's difficult to know which are correct and which are not, so I'd
rather just start over clean. On my personal system, for some reason,
7.3.336 was downloaded correctly, but 7.3.838 was corrupted.
I've modified the recipe to use http and will redownload them all. The
checksums will have to be updated.

Ah, FTP. I need to get reminded from time to time why nobody should use
it anymore ;-)

Thanks in advance,


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