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

Jeff Johnson

n3npq at mac.com
Tue Apr 21 20:23:42 UTC 2009

On Apr 21, 2009, at 4:16 PM, Farkas Levente wrote:

> 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.

Give me a URI to the package and I'll tell you what's wrong.

Bugs depend on POV until the problem is diagnosed and cause identified.

But feel free to attach blame however you wish. It was Bush's fault ...

73 de Jeff

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