[CentOS] Rsyncing UPdate repo yoyoing

Jeff jlar310 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 17:42:58 UTC 2008

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 6:52 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
> It has been crazy this past week how a rsync on the update repo keeps
> downloading a number of openoffice.org rpms then deleting them.  And the
> repodata directory seems to be messed up so that I have problems on some
> systems doing updates with it.  My rsync script is:
> #!/bin/sh
> rsync -auv rsync://mirrors.kernel.org/centos/5.2/updates/i386/ \
> --delete --exclude=debug/ /repos/centos/5.2/updates/i386
> Oh, and today we have announcement of some Centos 5 updates, but nothing
> available yet.

Perhaps the issue is only with your chosen mirror. I'm not well
educated on how to read the centos mirror status page, but
mirrors.kernel.org does appear to have a potentially questionable
status of late.



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