Installation Routine

Chris Faylor
Fri Feb 25 14:51:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Feb 25, 2000 at 05:40:04PM -0500, Glenn Spell wrote:
>I don't know if the bzip2 files to which Ron's question refers
>would be served from only Sourceware or not. But back in August
>I did send Jason the following patch for the Sourceware Apache
>configuration. This patch will alleviate the bz2 download problem. (I
>also sent him some suggestions for solving similiar problems with
>MHonArc.) I believe that, at the time, he was to busy to pursue
>this. I don't know if any changes have been made since to the
>Sourceware configuration. I just now looked for some bz2 files on
>Sourceware being served by http but did not find any.

Jason's last day at Red Hat was last Wednesday, so if he hasn't
incorporated these patches (and I don't remember hearing that he
had) they're not in.  Would you mind sending email to ""
instead?  He's the new webmaster, apparently (things are kind of
in flux).

>So... personally, I see no problem with Ron using bzip2. I
>suspect that these files will be served via ftp anyway so Apache
>configuration would not even enter into the equation.

I have no problems with bzip2 either but I haven't seen DJ weigh in
on this one.  He had some opinions about this, IIRC.


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