[CentOS-devel] non-gzipped comps.xml is missing from CentOS 6.2's repository

Wed Dec 21 09:07:01 UTC 2011
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 9:47 PM, David Robinson <zxvdr.au at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> The repository metadata file for CentOS 6.2 (repomd.xml) contains a
> sha256 hash for the non-gzipped comps.xml file
> (<hash>-c6-x86_64-comps.xml), but the file is missing from the
> repository. According to repomd.xml, this file should exist:
> http://mirror.linux.duke.edu/pub/centos/6.2/os/x86_64/repodata/3a27232698a261aa4022fd270797a3006aa8b8a346cbd6a31fae1466c724d098-c6-x86_64-comps.xml
> The corresponding file exists in the CentOS 6.1's repo (there's 8
> files in the repodata directory for 6.1, but only 7 for 6.2). A simple
> "zcat badeded316fc87571779d92c5cde816fdc357646b84cb191c4611e05c981ffa1-c6-x86_64-comps.xml.gz
>> 3a27232698a261aa4022fd270797a3006aa8b8a346cbd6a31fae1466c724d098-c6-x86_64-comps.xml"
> on the master mirror would fix the problem, but someone may want to
> look into the root cause... I'd look myself but have no idea how the
> build system works and doubt the logs would be publicly available
> (happy to be educated/pointed in the right direction thou).

The missing file (which I can confirm) is on the QA tree. So somehow
it was lost in mirroring ??