Error while generating build for xo-1.75 on an xo-1.75

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 19:40:29 EST 2012


On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 12:55 AM, Anish Mangal
<anish at activitycentral.com> wrote:
> I deleted these packages from the OOB cache and tried after a while
> and it worked.

That's the right workaround for a silly bug... somewhere in imgcreate
libraries of the livecd-tools fedora package...

> However, shouldn't we check for rpm package integrity
> (content-type) while downloading via pycurl/libcurl and move to
> another mirror in case of corruption or inconsistent file-type?

Actually, it's easier: the code is downloading stuff with pycurl, and
ignoring whether pycurl gets any error. A simple check on pycurl http
status should be enough to retry or fail early, and avoid polluting
the cache.

cheers,



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