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Re: Delays in package processing



At 8:41 AM +0100 12/20/07, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
 ...
>And, BTW, what's exactly the problem with "moving target for all
>mirrors"? There were (are?) yum problems iirc (1), but I suppose we can
>fix them if we want?
>
>CU
>thl
>
>(1) -- downloading metadata from one mirror, download error on it,
>switching to another mirror that has even new push where the file yum
>tries to download is already is gone again

I used to have trouble with that until I wrote StableMirror.  Among other
things, it makes sure that each mirror it uses has the same date as the
cached metadata, by checking the tiny repomd.xml when it switches mirrors.
<http://georgeanelson.com/stablemirror.htm>
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