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wailingwailer 09-21-2012 10:32 PM

typos in latest /etc/slackpkg/mirrors(.new) [slackpkg-2.82.0-noarch-8.tgz]
I just noticed some typos that seem to have been introduced recently in slackpkg. for example,

from x86_64 version


a 32-bit x86 version of /etc/slackpkg/mirrors(.new) seems to have the same typos. there are a few more URIs that look odd, but I haven't checked each one to see if it's valid, I just happened to notice the main mirror was wrong.

I was also able to verify typos were there after reinstalling slackpkg-2.82.0-noarch-8.tgz in order to look through the default config.

ruario 09-22-2012 02:02 AM

What makes you think that is a typo? That is the correct directory structure. Did you actually try visiting the links?


Originally Posted by jaycee4 (Post 4768086)
I spent a fair bit of time investigating this mirror, and through doing so I discovered that the exact location of the Slackware folder is in fact (to which links). If you wish to verify that, just try entering it in a web browser. :)

bormant 09-22-2012 02:40 AM

That hidden (/.2/ dot-started) paths also exported as

wildwizard 09-22-2012 02:52 AM

You should avoid using those direct links as they are there to allow the sys admins to reshuffle the disks around with only a few symlinks to change to keep everything working.

wailingwailer 09-22-2012 04:04 AM

ruario, I wasn't aware these were valid paths. I didn't check them earlier, just assumed they were a mistake because they were a bit off from the usual URLs. now, I see that they actually work and the sky is not falling after all. sorry about that.

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