[Buildroot] Error while installing dosfstools: mkdosfs’: No such file or directory

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at sunsite.dk
Fri Jul 12 20:22:55 UTC 2013

>>>>> "Jens" == Schleusener, Jens <Jens.Schleusener at t-online.de> writes:

Hi Jens,

 Jens> Hmm, I am the fossies.org admin and I am not really sure what is the
 Jens> right fix respectively fossies.org behaviour.

 Jens> 1) Remark: If you would use the wget option "--content-disposition"
 Jens> you would get after downloading using the URL
 Jens> http://fossies.org/linux/misc/dosfstools-3.0.16.tar.gz according the
 Jens> "301 Moved Permanently"-Location a file named "dosfstools-3.0.20.tar.gz".

 Jens> 2) Changed behaviour: fossies.org now issued a "410 Gone" HTTP status
 Jens> with some information in the HTML code about the reason together with
 Jens> a link to the current (only) available newer version of the requested
 Jens> package tarball.

That's good, thanks a lot.

 Jens> 3) Remark: fossies.org isn't a mirror and is unsuitable for
 Jens> downloading special legacy versions since it tries to offer only
 Jens> "fresh" current versions.

Ok, noted. The dosfstools package has been changed in git to no longer
use fossies.org, so this is just for people using older releases.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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