Re: Manually fetching files (and disabling the sanity-checker)

Michael Halstead

On 07/18/2012 04:50 PM, Tim Bird wrote:
Hi all,

I've given up trying to work around Sony's firewall. After repeated attempts
I still can't get any 'git:'-based URLS to work through the firewall.

I vaguely recall the last time I worked on this (about 5.0 timeframe) there
was a mirror where tarballs could be downloaded, if the git fetch didn't work.
Sources the autobuilder uses are made available via http at and can be used as a

The directions in the following post should help you with set up,

Michael Halstead
Yocto Project / Sys Admin

Is this mirror still available? If not, is there any way to disable
the sanity-checker, and have bitbake tell me what repositories it's
looking for, so I can manually construct a local mirror for yoctoproject
to work off of?

Is there any way to extract the tarballs from a build appliance image?

Any advice or pointers would be appreciated.

-- Tim

Tim Bird
Architecture Group Chair, CE Workgroup of the Linux Foundation
Senior Staff Engineer, Sony Network Entertainment

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