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

Farkas Levente

lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Tue Apr 21 20:51:36 UTC 2009

Jeff Johnson wrote:
> 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.
> <snip>
> 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 ...


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