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Re: Accumulo 1.4.3 download "mirrors" links bad?
John Vines 2013-05-02, 23:23
I'm wondering if it's an older version of Firefox that's related. But like
I said, you're weren't the first though it is a bit rare.
On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Terry P. <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Thanks John, I'll have to download 1.4.3 at home then.  Weird that it's
> doing it in both Firefox and Internet Exploder -- work won't let me install
> Chrome :-(
>
>
> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 5:50 PM, John Vines <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>> That is not a file, the closer.cgi is a script which will try to point to
>> a mirror close to user. I have yet to find a specific reason this happens,
>> but it's few and far between. I use firefox and do not have this issue,
>> FWIW.
>>
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>> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 6:44 PM, Terry P. <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi John,
>>> I tried NOT downloading it and telling Firefox to open it using Firefox,
>>> but it always gives me a 7KB tar.gz file.
>>>
>>> When one hovers over the link, the URL in the status bar shows:
>>>
>>> www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/accumulo/1.4.3/accumulo-1.4.3-dist.tar.gz
>>>
>>> So it looks to me like it's linking directly to a file, no?
>>>
>>> I'll try when I get home but I really want to get my hands on the Red
>>> Hat / CentOS compatible init scripts that I'm hoping are in 1.4.3.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 5:38 PM, John Vines <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Those are links to the mirrors list, not files to download themselves.
>>>> There have been a few users who have had their browsers configured to treat
>>>> links that end in tar.gz to download them as a tar.gz when in realize it's
>>>> a link apache mirror redirector.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 6:17 PM, Terry P. <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi gang,
>>>>> I'm trying to download the 1.4.3 release from:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://accumulo.apache.org/downloads/
>>>>>
>>>>> But for both the binaries and source downloads the file sizes are only
>>>>> 7.1KB in size and aren't valid .tar.gz files.
>>>>>
>>>>> The various firewalls and security scanners here at work can sometimes
>>>>> make some site links not work properly, but not usually one that looks to
>>>>> be this simple.
>>>>>
>>>>> Could someone -- anyone -- please try to download one of these files
>>>>> to see if it's just my bad luck at work, or whether the site / links
>>>>> actually have an issue?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Terry
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
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