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bug #44535: First "current release version" source code download link not updated to current version

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Submitted:  Fri 13 Mar 2015 01:06:07 PM UTC
   
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Works For Me
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Fri 13 Mar 2015 11:47:17 PM UTC, comment #1: 

The webpage refers to "9.8" as the release version, and "9.8p" (or whatever) as the current version.  Given that, I do not see an incorrect link:

These are "release":
ftp://invisible-island.net/vile/vile.tar.gz
http://invisible-island.net/datafiles/release/vile.tar.gz

These are "current":
ftp://invisible-island.net/vile/current/vile.tar.gz
http://invisible-island.net/datafiles/current/vile.tar.gz

Thomas Dickey <dickey>
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Fri 13 Mar 2015 01:06:07 PM UTC, original submission:  

On the page:
http://invisible-island.net/vile/#download

The first link:
These are links to the current release version of vile:
    The source (gzip'd tar)

Goes to the URL:
ftp://invisible-island.net/vile/vile.tar.gz
Which is a symbolic link to:
lrwxrwxrwx   1 dickey   psacln         12 Apr  7  2013 vile.tar.gz -> vile-9.8.tgz
which is:
-rw-r--r--   1 dickey   psacln    2109000 Aug  9  2010 vile-9.8.tgz

This is the 9.8 (2010) version of vile.

The source for the current release version appears to actually be at the following URL:
ftp://invisible-island.net/vile/current/vile.tar.gz
which is a symbolic link:
lrwxrwxrwx   1 dickey   psacln         13 Feb  2 00:04 vile.tar.gz -> vile-9.8p.tgz
that appears to be correctly updated to the current 9.8p release of vile:
-rw-r--r--   2 dickey   psacln    2312139 Feb  2 00:01 vile-9.8p.tgz


Basically, it looks like an error was made in creating the symbolic link for the current version on April 7, 2013.  Alternately, it could be an error on the HTML page.

Obviously, there are multiple ways to fix this.  It could also be intentional.  However, my opinion is that the link on the HTML page should resolve to the current version (9.8p) of the vile source code.

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