[Buildroot] [PATCH 5/8] Use the normal download method for Tremor

Maxime Petazzoni maxime.petazzoni at bulix.org
Tue Sep 14 09:40:53 UTC 2010

* Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> [2010-09-13 19:13:31]:

> I totally agree, but the current wget download method has exactly the
> same bug, so this problem is not a regression introduced by this patch
> set specifically.
> Rather than trying to make this patch set perfect by trying to make it
> fix all bugs, I'd rather like to see it merged (it adds new features
> without removing any, and without introducing any regression, or at
> least, I hope).

I agree with Thomas, I think it's best to integrate this first patchset,
and then work on the issues that remain but are not directly introduced
by it.

> The issue you're raising being perfectly valid, I'd like to see it
> fixed some day. FWIW, I even proposed a fix back in April for exactly
> this problem on interrupt wget downloads
> (http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2010-April/034014.html),
> but that fix got rejected due to implementation concerns. I didn't had
> the time since then to look into it. Obviously, help is very welcome to
> propose further patches to fix that issues for all of wget, git and svn
> download methods.

Sure. I think using temporary files is a good solution, as using hashes
doesn't play very well with Git/Svn downloads.

- Maxime
Maxime Petazzoni <http://www.bulix.org>
 ``One by one, the penguins took away my sanity.''
Linux kernel and software developer at MontaVista Software
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