[CentOS-mirror] Yum 3.2.8-9 from msync-dvd.centos.org wrong?

Mon Jul 21 21:33:05 UTC 2008
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

Kevin Stange wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Kevin Stange wrote:
>>> Kevin Stange wrote:
>>>> A few users have reported we have a bad copy of yum on our mirror 
>>>> causing update failures.  The yum package on mirror.steadfast.net 
>>>> had the md5sum:
>>> I forgot to mention this was at:
>>> /centos/5/updates/x86_64/RPMS/
>>> Additionally, I've heard reports that more than just the "yum" 
>>> package were reporting errors.  It seems it may be limited to x86_64, 
>>> but I'd rather not have to go through and md5sum the whole tree.
>> I heard that there was a problem with external mirrors, I did not hear 
>> that there was a problem on msync-dvd.centos.org.
>> I can test all the md5sums for all yum packages if there seems to be a 
>> problem on msync-dvd.
>> not sure how these could be wrong as they should be hardlinks of one 
>> another (all the files in question are noarch files, so they were only 
>> built once)
> Did you just fix something?  I ran a new sync and it re-hardlinked a 
> bunch of files that were previously not and there are no longer any 
> files that aren't hardlinked.

Yes, I went through and manually hard linked all the noarch files, as 
you were correct that some had different md5sums even though they were 
hard linked.

I am looking for an answer as to why the hardlink.py program might have 
screwed this up ... I have no idea how or why it might have done so.

I have turned off the script that hardlinks files until we can clear up 
what seems to cause this issue.

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