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Re: --repackage error?



On Tue, 7 Oct 2003, Hal Wine wrote:

> Jeff Johnson wrote:
> > Hal Wine wrote:
> > 
> >> failed on file /usr/local/spam/eggs;3f823a90: cpio: MD5 sum mismatch
> >  
> > Hehe, are you really selling something with /usr/local/spam/eggs?
> 
> No, and it doesn't even have Python code in it :)
> 
> >> Questions:
> >> - I haven't seen this behavior reported on the list. Is it common?
> > 
> > 
> > Nope, not common, but almost certainly a packaging problem. If you put a 
> > pointer to the original package
> > into bugzilla, I will try to reproduce.
> 
> Err, no can do. I'm going to get my hands on the test system, and will 
> see if I can get something reproducable, then sanitize it.
> 
> > 
> >>
> >> - Since this corruption apparently happened at --repackage time, is 
> >> there a way to verify integrity before erasing?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > rpm -V pkg
> 
> Ahh, are you implying that the md5 value comes from the ORIGINAL 
> installation package (i.e. the value in the rpmdb), and the file comes 
> from the file system?
> 
> THAT gives me a (slightly) more explainable case, and way to work around it.
> 
> Thanks for the quick response. I realized I forgot to mention this is 
> rpm-4.0.4-7x.20 (AS 2.1).
> 
Ouch.  You really don't want to do rollbacks with AS 2.1's version of rpm.
The rollback feature in the rpm in AS 2.1 is just not mature, and has 
oodles of problems.  I speak from painfull experience.  Unless, they 
actually put out errata for rpm that fixes some of these problems.

Cheers...james
> --Hal > 
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