wsiegrist at apple.com
Fri Sep 12 13:10:45 PDT 2008
On Sep 12, 2008, at 12:01 PM, Daniel J. Luke wrote:
> On Sep 4, 2008, at 11:28 PM, William Siegrist wrote:
>> Someone could provide a mirror that is located in an FTP-friendly
>> network. Or maintainers of FTP-only ports could host them on HTTP
>> long enough for the mirror to get a copy.
> Or we could do some sort of ftp->http gateway for the macosforge
> machines (perhaps something as simple as a remote shell on another
> host that could download the file to a temp location that available
> for http).
> I have a host we could use, if you're interested.
The server just uses the built in mirror command, so that would have
to be modified to check for some sort of FTP_PROXY env variable. Then
your box would proxy from http to ftp?
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