Error downloading LAME with WIndows installer

Derek Moss dmgi at
Mon Jun 4 12:01:35 EDT 2012

On 4 June 2012 16:42, dinkypumpkin <dinkypumpkin at> wrote:
> On 04/06/2012 15:38, Derek Moss wrote:
>> On 4 June 2012 14:38, dinkypumpkin<dinkypumpkin at>  wrote:
>>> On 04/06/2012 14:27, Derek Moss wrote:
>>>> The Windows installer for 2.82 gives an error when trying to download
>>>> LAME, as the link seems to be dead.
>>> Still working here.  What LAME download URL are you checking?
>> which is what the installer said it was trying.
>> However, after deleting all the files in my Get_iPlayer install folder
>> and running the installer again it didn't have this problem, so I
>> guess it must have been getting this link from an outdated file in my
>> install folder.
> That URL was changed in mid-October, presumably after the last time you ran
> the get_iplayer installer.  If the installer configuration file (containing
> the download links) didn't update when you ran the installer today, my best
> guess is that the installer was temporarily unable to contact
> to retrieve the current version.  Did the installer notify
> you that an update to get_iplayer was available? Slightly more baffling is
> why it would attempt to re-install LAME at all, unless you checked the LAME
> component during the update of the get_iplayer scripts.   It's a bit
> academic, though.  LAME is one of several vestigial appendages that need to
> be excised from get_iplayer (it's not used any longer).  I'll get on it as
> soon as I take up drinking again :}

I think that's because I didn't allow it through my firewall quickly
enough then.

I didn't check anything specifically, but I think everything
(including LAME) was auto-checked.

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