[CentOS-devel] 5.3´s anaconda src.rpm missing

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Fri Apr 10 20:24:11 UTC 2009


R P Herrold wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Apr 2009, Charlie Brady wrote:
> 
>>> Just syncing slowly is what I've heard.
> 
>> I hope that consideration will be given in future releases 
>> to sync the SRPMS before the binaries, do avoid this time 
>> skew.
> 
> Let's see -- Perhaps one in 200 people USING CentOS binaries, 
> use CentOS SRPMs.  Next look at the relentless railing and 
> carping about 'delays' and 'lateness'.  Then look at the 
> negligible (or at least minimal) responses to repeated 
> requests for donation of additional resources to the project.
> 
> SRPMs first is not likely a course likely to serve the largest 
> number first, nor cut the pain of having to listen to the the 
> larger source of thankless, thoughtless whimpering, I'd say
> 
> A person wanting earlier SRPM access probably has to put up 
> resources to facilitate such a path (I am aware of Shad Lord's 
> recent mirror offer).  More bandwidth at the needed points 
> [and avoiding fiber cuts] is harder to donate, sadly.
> 
> Mirror flap seems to still be a problem as well, probably due 
> to some mirrors not syncing against sub-masters properly, but 
> rather trying to cross-sync, and so confusing inferior 
> unofficial sub-sub-mirrors that have beenm inprovidently 
> editted in (based on main IRC channel diagnosis)
> 
> I would be thrilled to have a simultaneous coordinated 
> release, but the 'leak' of 'patched' torrent instances, and at 
> least two mirrors opening the full ISO set before the 
> coordinated bit flip date and time, leave rather a bad outlook 
> to me as to the ability to make things better through such an 
> 'inverted as to demand' approach
> 
> My $0.02 .... I'd love to be shown a path to avoid the 
> problems on the 5.3 roll-out

it seems i was not clear enough. i ask it because almost all src.rpm are
on the mirror site just anaconda missing so for me it seemed it was
forgotten. that's why i wrote the original mail.
anyway now it's also uploaded:-)

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  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"


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