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Download site down? [message #636018] Thu, 28 October 2010 23:08 Go to next message
No real name is currently offline No real name
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Registered: October 2010
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Is it just me or is the main download URL down?

http://download.eclipse.org/egit/updates/

The site.xml file is 404'ing.

Anyone have any idea when it will be back up?
Re: Download site down? [message #636068 is a reply to message #636018] Fri, 29 October 2010 04:49 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Carsten Reckord is currently offline Carsten Reckord
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This seems to be happening a lot these days. Apparently, the
download.eclipse.org URLs now automatically forward to mirror sites. Those
sometimes haven't (yet?) picked up the site you want and you get a 404 (e.g.
right now I get redirected to carroll.aset.psu.edu, which doesn't have egit).

This happens to me all across the board, not just with the egit site. So I
guess the egit folks can't do much about it...

(But I believe there isn't a site.xml on the egit site anyway, just
content.jar and artifacts.jar)

On 29.10.2010 05:08, lcurrea@gmail.com wrote:
> Is it just me or is the main download URL down?
>
> http://download.eclipse.org/egit/updates/
>
> The site.xml file is 404'ing.
>
> Anyone have any idea when it will be back up?
Re: Download site down? [message #637505 is a reply to message #636068] Fri, 05 November 2010 17:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Matthias Sohn is currently offline Matthias Sohn
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As we provide a p2 repository and not an old-fashioned update site there is no site.xml but just the usual content.jar and artifacts.jar for a p2 repository. Why do you need site.xml ? EGit supports Eclipse >= 3.5, these versions should all be able to use p2.
Re: Download site down? [message #637616 is a reply to message #636018] Sun, 07 November 2010 17:04 Go to previous message
Jack  is currently offline Jack
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Registered: November 2010
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Hmm/... I also cannot download eGit. Hopefully someone will fix soon?
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