[MacPorts] #15395: Use primary port category for fetched distfile layout

Anders F Björklund afb at macports.org
Thu May 22 07:54:35 PDT 2008

Daniel J. Luke wrote:

> On May 22, 2008, at 1:56 AM, William Siegrist wrote:
>> Could I get a review of this patch from someone with some base  
>> experience to make sure this wont break anything. I believe it'll  
>> be seamless for end users and is the simplest change to make the  
>> mirror layout the way I want it to.
> Why would people be browsing the mirrored files? Wouldn't the  
> interaction with the site mostly just be 'port' downloading a  
> mirrored file?

And couldn't you make something like MPWA to browse the files,
instead of having to wade through all the lowlevel yourself ?

Or, for a low-tech solution, setup some symlink directories.
"category/foo -> ../foo", then you can browse category/foo/ ?


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