[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] source snapshots URLs for all repositories on the download page

Måns Rullgård mans
Fri Mar 4 16:22:34 CET 2011

Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:

> Here's a patch that adds snapshot URLs for all the listed repositories
> to the download page.  Hope people are happy now.
>  <tr>
>      <td>git://git.mansr.com/ffmpeg.git</td>
>      <td><a href="http://git.mansr.com/?p=ffmpeg">http://git.mansr.com/?p=ffmpeg</a></td>
> +    <td><a href="http://git.mansr.com/?p=ffmpeg;a=snapshot;h=HEAD;sf=tgz">http://git.mansr.com/?p=ffmpeg;a=snapshot;h=HEAD;sf=tgz</a></td>
>      <td>Mans Rullgard</td>
>      <td>Personal repository with works in progress</td>
>  </tr>

Please skip the live snapshot for my repo.  It kills my upload
bandwidth, and I should probably disable it entirely.

>  <p>
> -Alternatively if you have no need for git metadata and/or prefer the smaller
> -download, get the bare
> -<a href="releases/ffmpeg-snapshot.tar.bz2">source snapshot</a>.
> +Alternatively, if you cannot access Git directly or wish to speed up
> +the cloning and reduce the bandwidth usage, we also offer a complete
> +<a href="releases/ffmpeg-snapshot-git.tar.bz2">git snapshot</a>
> +tarball that comes with git metadata and version history to
> +bootstrap your local ffmpeg.org repository.
>  </p>

I doubt the tarball is any smaller than what git clone would transfer.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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