[CentOS-devel] why provide debuginfo

Phil Schaffner

P.R.Schaffner at IEEE.org
Wed Apr 15 03:26:45 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 10:53 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Florian La Roche wrote:
> >> * look for a mirror that has debuginfo (sometimes it stops here with debuginfo 
> >> for the kernel missing)
> > I just add http://debuginfo.centos.org/$releasever/$basearch/ as a new repo into
> > all CentOS installs. Disabled by default, but prepared to download rpms from if
> > I need to.
> With things setup the way they are - network distance from debuginfo to 
> the head-node is ~ 400KiB/sec which means that sometimes it takes a very 
> long time to sync the debuginfo's into the right place. eg. the sync for 
> 5.3 started on Sat morning, its about 35% of the way through.

Getting requests for current debuginfo packages.  I there an ETA?



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