[CentOS-mirror] Use of .commitpartial files

Fri Aug 26 12:11:40 UTC 2016
Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org>

On 24/08/16 20:38, Mike Ely wrote:
> Hi,
> We're seeing *.commitpartial files come in over rsync from us-msync with root-
> only permissions which cause access denied errors when we sync our mirror to 
> an internal system. They show up in ../centos/{version}/{sub}/{arch}/state/
> What are these files providing, and what guidance should we follow in terms of 
> either using --exclude to drop them entirely from the repo or altering their 
> permissions to permit secondary rsync?
> Thanks,
> Mike

On our side, those files aren't owned by root, but by an unprivileged
user, and 600.
But that's true that those files shouldn't have been pushed to the msync
network, so I discussed with the people generating/pushing those atomic
repo files (only usable for CentOS Atomic Host, not the normal distro)
and a fix will be implemented a the builders side.

Fabian Arrotin
The CentOS Project | http://www.centos.org
gpg key: 56BEC54E | twitter: @arrfab

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