Re: tazpkg and incomplete package downloads

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> On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 5:13 AM, Christophe Lincoln <pankso@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>> I recently ran tazpkg for the first time to download and install a
>>> package and its dependencies.  One of its dependencies was quite large
>>> and as I'm on dial-up Internet access, I cancelled the download with
>>> [Control] & [C].  When I restarted the download, tazpkg attempted to
>>> install the partially downloaded package.  Of course this failed and I
>>> understood why, since I'd manually canceled the download.
>>> I wonder if I have this correct and if so, what might be done to fix
>>> this behaviour?  I have looked briefly at tazpkg's code and believe
>>> that an additional check needs to be made before the package is
>>> installed.  What I don't understand is why wget is not leaving
>>> incomplete package downloads with the ".part" extension.  If it did,
>>> it would be quite simple to detect incomplete packages (without using
>>> MD5 sums) and deal with them promptly.
>> Yes you right it seems that we need to do an additional check. SliTaz
>> wget version is from Busybox, the -c option continue retrieval of
>> aborted transfer, we should use it.
>> Feel free to post a patch or/and a bug on the new BTS:
> Thanks for your reply.  I'll certainly report this as a bug in the new
> BTS.
> Congratulations on the wiki and BTS.  Having a BTS means that bugs
> that may be of interest to others are not "lost" in the mailing list.
> Congratulations on SliTaz.
> Regards,
> Russell Dickenson (AKA phayz)
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