[CentOS-devel] kdebindings-3.5.4-6.el5.src.rpm seems to be wrong

Farkas Levente

lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Tue Apr 21 20:16:24 UTC 2009

Jeff Johnson wrote:
> On Apr 21, 2009, at 3:30 PM, Farkas Levente wrote:
>> error: unpacking of archive failed on file
>> /home/robot/rpm/SOURCES/kdebindings-3.5.4.tar.bz2;49ee1e7a: cpio: read
> Hmmm, I dimly recall diagnosing an issue like this but have chlorox'ed  
> the memory.
> There's something goofy about the payload ...
> One next step to diagnosis is
> 	rpm -Uvv --fsmdebug ...
> but I doubt you want to examine the spewage.
> One can also work around the issue by doing
>      rpm2cpio kdebindings-3.5.4-6.el5.src.rpm | cpio -dim
> or using the rpm2cpio.sh to figger what is actually in
> the payload.

probably neither rpm2cpio nor rpm2cpio.sh help since it seems the
contents is wrong.
does it help for you?
for me it seems to be an rpm bug since the src.rpm verification is good,
so the problem is not happened during the file upload to the mirror
sites. i just check that rhel's src.rpm is good.

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"
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