[tex-live] Using Jigdo as a downloader

Steve Schnepp snide at free.fr
Sun Jan 4 22:39:19 CET 2004

On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 10:05:10PM +0100, Manfred Lotz wrote:
> My understanding of jigdo ist that instead of for instance downloading
> [...]
> This way jigdo can easily resume a download. 


> I don't know what is actually required to be done on the server's side.

You only need to generate the 2 jigdo files : 
- .jigdo [ contains metadata : URLs, offsets, md5, etc ]
- .template [ zipped, contains everything that isn't in the .jigdo ]
Then, you only need to make the 2 files available [ and maybe distribute 
the .jigdo URL ;-) ]


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