cvs commit: ports Makefile

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Nov 16 12:22:27 PST 2004

On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 03:22:34PM +0100, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Zitat von Pav Lucistnik <pav at>:
> >   Log:
> >   - In fetchindex target:
> >     Fetch bzip2 compressed copy of INDEX and decompress locally. This should
> >     cut down both time and bandwidth.
> What about piping the output into bunzip2 instead of using a file? For
> "fetch" we just need to add "-o -" to FETCHINDEX and redirect the output
> of bunzip2. We could get rid of "-f" this way, which results in checking
> for the correct magic header bytes.

That would negate the benefit of fetch -m, i.e. don't refetch if there
does not exist a newer version on the server.

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