Not understanding something basic about downloading

Peter Dufault
Wed Dec 8 18:47:00 GMT 2010

On Dec 8, 2010, at 1:27 , Arnaud Lacombe wrote:

> this is very unlikely:

OK, bad example.  But I had similar problems with gmp and mpfr, and they are on the original setting of
I still have the problem with the corrected URL:

[dufault@pico play_with_crosstool]$ grep -i mirror .config
# CT_PREFER_MIRROR is not set
[dufault@pico play_with_crosstool]$ ct-ng build
[INFO ]  Performing some trivial sanity checks
[INFO ]  Build started 20101208.134216
[INFO ]  Building environment variables
[INFO ]  =================================================================
[INFO ]  Retrieving needed toolchain components' tarballs
[ERROR]    Could not retrieve 'gcc-4.4.5'.
[00:04] / make: *** [build] Error 1
[dufault@pico play_with_crosstool]$

I found the log in the "ct" directory.  The problem is the "curl" is too old:

[ALL  ]    curl: option --retry: is unknown

A newer version of curl needs to be tested for as part of the configuration.  

Peter Dufault
HD Associates, Inc.      Software and System Engineering

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