Padraig at Linux.ie wrote:
> Patrick Kiernan wrote:
>>> Well hello all,
>>>> Do many think they will be able to attend the meeting this Friday? It
>> would be nice to build up the numbers like before.
>>>> Does anyone have gnome2 debs for woody? My system needs the following
>> packages updated:
>>>> The following NEW packages will be installed:
>>> installed you mean
hmm I pasted this ??
>>> 387 packages upgraded, 135 newly installed, 13 to remove and 10 not
>>> what about the upgrade list?
>>> Need to get 263MB/264MB of archives. After unpacking 189MB will be used.
>>>> Basically that amounts to nice a figure as you see at the bottom
>> especially for a dial-up connection to be downloading. If any of you
>> with fast connections at work have these packages download, I would
>> be grateful if you could hop them on cd for me.
>>> Well I checked your NEW list against woody and it didn't match
> so I presume your syncing against unstable rather than woody?
> However even unstable doesn't have the following from your list:
Well I dunno, here's my sources.list:
deb http://ftp.esat.net/pub/linux/debian/ unstable main non-free contrib
deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US unstable/non-US main contrib
deb http://people.debian.org/~kov/debian woody gnome2
deb-src http://people.debian.org/~kov/debian woody gnome2
>> Anyway I've downloaded the packages you specified (70MB)
> from unstable using the following script on red hat.
Nice one :)
>> mirror="http://ftp.ie.debian.org/debian"> release="unstable"
>> mkdir -p $release
> wget $mirror/dists/$release/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> gzip -dc Packages.gz |
> while read field rest; do
> if [ "$field" == "Package:" ]; then
> elif [ "$field" == "Filename:" ]; then
> if grep -q ^$package\$ packages; then
> (cd download; wget $mirror/$rest)
Nice script, very clever :) That gets all unstable packages and not just
gnome2 ones.. right? (just curious)
>> I'll try and get to the meeting tomorrow with the CD
> (If you have a laptop that would be even handier).
> I've also got the latest redhat beta (8.0.94) which
> I currently use to give away.
Thanks very much for burning them debs. I don't have a laptop :/
>> If someone was travelling home through Edgeworthstown
> there would be a much bigger chance of me being able
> to attend.
I live in the town myself. Hope you make it though.
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