[CentOS] Help with yum and cpio: MD5 sum mismatch

R P Herrold herrold at centos.org
Tue Nov 30 22:01:06 UTC 2010

On Tue, 30 Nov 2010, James B. Byrne wrote:

> make.  Everything built without error. I then ran 
> checkinstall ...

checkinstall is a third party solution and does not keep up 
too well

> Running Transaction
>  Installing     : ruby-1.8.7
>       1/1
> Error unpacking rpm package ruby-1.8.7-p302-1.i386
> error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/bin/make;4cf56119:
> cpio: MD5 sum mismatch

try a local install with rpm rather than yum; and add the 
--nomd5 option there.  that said, if it is encountering a 
later compression (think: xz), you'll need to address the 
matter with a 'real' rebuild

-- Russ herrold

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