[tz] FTP server down?

enh enh at google.com
Mon Apr 22 18:35:23 UTC 2013

(actually, 2 isn't true. i forgot that it's .tar.gz.asc, not .asc.)

On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 11:32 AM, enh <enh at google.com> wrote:

> i haven't been able to contact the FTP server this morning.
> i added support for getting updates from the HTTP server (
> https://android-review.googlesource.com/57332) but FTP is still the
> preferred method because:
> 1. you can get a directory listing via FTP but not HTTP, so if you miss a
> couple of changes, my script can't take you through the intermediates so
> the git history remains complete.
> 2. you can't get the .asc files via HTTP, so no verification.
> if HTTP is the preferred download method going forward, could we get .asc
> files on there and have directory listings turned on for the releases
> directory?
>  --elliott (Android tzdata maintainer)
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