[CentOS-devel] Repository metadata problems

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Fri Apr 10 20:14:27 UTC 2009


On Thursday 09 April 2009 17:53:03 Dag Wieers wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I today have a problem as well with metadata being newer than what is
> available on disk. I wonder whether we should require from mirrors to use
> rsync with --delay-updates as problems with repository metadata was
> exactly why we got this feature added to rsync a couple of years ago.
>
> We could enforce it from the CentOS mirrors by checking the rsync version
> and/or options provided to the server. Is something like this feasible ?

See https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-mirrors-announce/2006-August/000002.html 
for how 'the other half lives.'  Different files; still good advice.
-- 
Lamar Owen
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