[OE-core] [PATCH 1/3] alsa-lib: 1.1.6 -> 1.1.8

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Thu Feb 21 19:38:02 UTC 2019

On Thu, 2019-02-21 at 10:43 -0800, Khem Raj wrote:
> WARNING: alsa-lib-native-1.1.8-r0 do_fetch: Failed to fetch URL
> ftp://ftp.alsa-project.org/pub/lib/alsa-lib-1.1.8.tar.bz2, attempting
> MIRRORS if available
> we might need a better source

I don't know what's going on with the alsa infrastructure, it has had
various problems since last weekend. Sometimes the ftp server works,
sometimes it doesn't. The ftp server is certainly the official source,
since that's what was advertised in the release announcement.

In my testing I used Debian's archives, but I suppose it's not cool to
cause server load on Debian.

Is github a good source? If I recall correctly, github has had some
kind of problems in the past regarding checksum stability, has that
improved? I see there are many recipes using github, so I suppose it's

This link seems to work:
...but most github SRC_URIs have structure where the the tarball is
under archive/download/<version>/ and I wasn't able to figure out a
working url for alsa-lib that would have that structure.



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