On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Thorsten Meyer wrote:
> a request from a poor user locked behind a firewall:
> would anybody mind, if the source of gnulib was changed from
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/r/gnulib > ?
> I could do this myself. Only, I'm no expert in subrepos. Is the only thing to be
> changed the entry in the .hgsub file?
On 02/22/2012 10:52 AM, Dr. Alexander Klein wrote:
> Am 22.02.2012 um 10:30 schrieb Thorsten Meyer:
>> a request from a poor user locked behind a firewall:
>> would anybody mind, if the source of gnulib was changed from
>> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/r/gnulib >> ?
> this has been discussed before when I ran into the same problem! For a local solution see:
> https://mailman.cae.wisc.edu/pipermail/octave-maintainers/2011-September/025098.html > https://mailman.cae.wisc.edu/pipermail/octave-maintainers/2011-September/025099.html >
> JWE thought that instead of fixing it locally in Octave it should rather be fixed in the gnulib/build-aux/bootstrap script issued along with gnulib itself:
>> If there are problems with it, then they should be addressed in the
>> gnulib project. That way the fixes will benefit more than just Octave
> In the end I didn't get around to reporting the problem to the gnulib people, but maybe this should be done now since I'm not the only one?