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Re: Please add additional download link

Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:06 pm
by garvinhicking
Hi!

Please check out bundled-libs/create-release.sh - that is what gets performed on the release files for i.e. creating checksums, and that's a step that github release cannot offer, and also is why I would not like to advertise the ZIP-tarball by Github. Of course people can use that, but I will not advertise them on the s9y download page.

As for your kind offer of a download server: I would rather like to rely on specific release file hosting; private or custom root servers can easier be compromised, or they go down when people leave the project, so I'd rather not create a dependency on that.

Having a bad "2.0" tag for the release is problematic, it was just too much overhead at the day of release to re-add the tag everytimg I had to create a new download link (had to release 4 times actually). Now we already have a differing 2.0 branch that is more a 2.0.1, so I cannot simply tag that as 2.0. This means, I don't know how to properly tag "2.0" with the contents of the release file without fucking things up.

I think we can discuss this much more easily on the meetup in a few weeks to clarify somethings, and see where we could improve what. Sadly, tagging was always one of my shortcommings that get lost in the heat of release-battleing.

Best regards,
Garvin

Re: Please add additional download link

Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:10 pm
by MarioH
Hi,

i took this link http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/php- ... z?download without "?download" and that worked with wget.

Regards
Mario

Re: Please add additional download link

Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:52 pm
by Lux
garvinhicking wrote:As for your kind offer of a download server: I would rather like to rely on specific release file hosting; private or custom root servers can easier be compromised, or they go down when people leave the project, so I'd rather not create a dependency on that.
Yes, agreed.
garvinhicking wrote:I think we can discuss this much more easily on the meetup in a few weeks to clarify somethings, and see where we could improve what. Sadly, tagging was always one of my shortcommings that get lost in the heat of release-battleing.
Sounds like a plan.

Cheers

Dirk