Re: [code] is down

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2019 10:22:06 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Pedro,

On Sat, 2 Nov 2019, Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez wrote:

> Hi Mitchell,
> as always with a new release, I'm using my Ubuntu build infrastructure to
> create .deb packages to install Textadept. However, I see that
> is down. I can't download lpeg and that is a showstopper. I have a
> temporary solution for this and let's hope it'll come up again. I take it
> as a warning for the future. I think external dependencies like this should
> have an alternative download page, be it your hg, be it forked copies of
> the original project. Big overhead, yes... but that seems to be life

The nightly builds on my build server make use of local, cached copies of packages. I suppose I could expose them and have Textadept default to grabbing them. I'll think on it.

> Another point is that I would beg you to consider looking at an alternative
> to Mercurial... Debian has fortified itself once again and I'm not able to
> clone Textadept on a clean-slate Debian 10 VM with mercurial.

What do you mean? Is it the TLS thing where you have to add an extra config line to your Mercurial configuration file?


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Received on Sat 02 Nov 2019 - 10:22:06 EDT

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