[aur-general] Head over Heels (hoh 1.01-5) download problems

SanskritFritz sanskritfritz at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 07:37:13 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Sebastian Wiesner <
lunaryorn at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Did you try to contact the admin of the hosting site?

Hmm, good idea actually, no, I haven't. Thanks for the heads up.

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 11:07 AM, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org>wrote:

> [2011-09-23 10:54:23 +0200] SanskritFritz:
> > The problem is that makepkg uses wget to download the sources
> Just a note: curl will be the default in the next release.

That is good news I guess, although I prefer wget's output with the progress
bar much more.
I wonder, how many PKGBUILDs will break because of this :)

> My question is, what is the recommended way now. Should I host the file
> somewhere, or should I modify the PKGBUILD so that it downloads and
> the source manually, or is there another way I overlooked?

 The cleanest way should be to just add
>        DLAGENTS=('http::/usr/bin/curl -fLC - --retry 3 --retry-delay 3 -o
> %o %u')
> next to the source=() array in the PKGBUILD, with a comment explaining
> the situation.

Thanks, that was the perfect solution <3. So, when new the makepkg will be
released, I can drop that line.
Thank you for your help.

Best regards

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