[CentOS-devel] CentOS 6 status update (relayed from the web forum)

Thu Jun 2 12:15:05 UTC 2011
Ferry Huberts <mailings at hupie.com>

On 06/02/2011 12:21 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Hi,
> On 06/01/2011 06:52 PM, Andrzej Szymański wrote:
>> I don't know whether you use (and can use) the following hack to speed
>> up rsyncing the iso files:
>> - you need to have the full (or mostly complete) package tree on the target
> We do some sanity tests that span the buildsys, the intermediary host 
> and the final rsync targets. So its important that the first set of 
> contents is sync'd out from the buildsys as-is. Perhaps extra caution, 
> but we have had problems in the past ( even with rsync saying two files 
> are identical when they were clearly not ).

if it's that important: rsync --checksum
it's expensive but will guarantee identity

> On the other hand, the ISOS can be fairly easily re-created from the 
> tree, so if the rpms tree are is already in place that would be easier 
> than going down the tar route.
> - KB
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Ferry Huberts