[oe] SRC_URI fetching problem

Steffen Sledz sledz at dresearch.de
Mon Mar 15 10:21:15 UTC 2010

Martyn Welch wrote:
> Steffen Sledz wrote:
>> I work at a recipe for rsyslog (http://www.rsyslog.com) and hit a
>> problem with the wget fetcher.
>> The download uri for rsyslog-5.4.0.tar.gz does not contain the archive
>> name itself but is http://www.rsyslog.com/Downloads-req-getit-lid-197.phtml.
>> If i set
>> SRC_URI = "http://www.rsyslog.com/Downloads-req-getit-lid-197.phtml"
>> SRC_URI[archive.md5sum] = "291882229d50496f42bd63174076dd37"
>> SRC_URI[archive.sha256sum] = "d9cd21d2fcd45fcae65eb0a51927c40315cca02afdc62478abd950febfcf7228"
> At a guess you need to add ";name=archive" to the end of your SRC_URI.

Nope, same behaviour. :(

BTW: The ";name=" option is not documented in the user manual at


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