[Project_owners] downloads.mozdev.org relaunched!

Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla mv_van_rantwijk at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 10 08:19:07 PDT 2007


Douglas E. Warner wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 October 2007, Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla wrote:
>> The only problem I see with this 'feature' is when mirror(s) fail to
>> sync (which is I'm afraid not uncommon) and thus we end up linking
>> people to _older files_ while newer files are already available.
>>
>> That is also why my father asked Pete for access to our XPI's, just to
>> do some checks in our own PHP code and link people to the latest
>> version/revision/release(s).
> 
> If I understand your problem correctly, it's that you need a way to provide 
> downloads of files that you've recently added that haven't been propagated to 
> mirrors yet.

Spot on.  Think about security and other major bug fixes; as I am only 
human and screw up things badly at times (:

> If that's the case, I've added bug#17900 
> (https://www.mozdev.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=17900) to try to add this 
> integration to downloads.mozdev.org.

Thanks Doug (I have CC'd myself).

-- 
Michael Vincent van Rantwijk
- MultiZilla Project Team Lead
- XUL Boot Camp Staff member (ActiveState Training Partner)
- iPhone Application Developer



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