[pacman-dev] small libdownload patch
shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 17:40:33 EST 2008
On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 8:45 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 5:15 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 8:58 AM, Roman Kyrylych
>> <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> ...and that bug is fixed there long before in FreeBSD's libfetch.
>>> Thanks for info, Aaron! I wasn't aware that NetBSD has their own libfetch.
>>> Looks like NetBSD's libfetch was heavily reworked in some places,
>>> including some new features added.
>> Indeed NetBSD's libfetch looked pretty good last time I checked.
>>> The only thing it's missing from FreeBSD's lbfetch is
>>> support for HTTP 1.1 If-Modified-Since behavior
>>> (which was only added less than 2 weeks ago).
>> I believe they merge the changes from times to times, so it should be
>> included eventually, we just need to be patient :)
>>> There's one Linux-compatability fix after 2.20:
>>> Not sure if it's important enough for us though.
>> That is very cool, it is actually the only patch we needed :
>> The only thing left is to provide a linux Makefile, which Aaron already did.
> Actually, that patch isn't even needed if we build with
> CFLAGS="-D_GNU_SOURCE". It still should be merged upstream though,
> I'll poke the maintainer at some point.
Maybe my sentence was a bit confusing.
What Roman just showed is that this patch was just merged in netbsd upstream.
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