Bug 135247 - Mirrorservice.org have changed their URL's
Mirrorservice.org have changed their URL's
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Web Site
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Download (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
http://fedora.redhat.com/download/up2...
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Reported: 2004-10-11 07:50 EDT by Sigurd Hogsbro
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-11 15:05:04 EDT
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Description Sigurd Hogsbro 2004-10-11 07:50:43 EDT
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Description of problem:
If you look in the file returned from the URL
http://fedora.redhat.com/download/up2date-mirrors/fedora-core-2.uk,
you will see:
http://www.mirror.ac.uk/sites/download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/2/$ARCH/os/
http://zeniiia.linux.org.uk/pub/distributions/fedora/linux/core/2/$ARCH/os/

Downloads using the first mirror are wrong on two accounts:
1) They use the wrong DNS name (should use www.mirrorservice.org in
place of www.mirror.ac.uk)

2) Rewrite the URL to be '.../mirror/fedora.redhat.com/...', instead
of '.../sites/download.fedora.redhat.com/...'.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Amend the up2date configuration to point to the UK mirrors
2. Run up2date
3. Observe 404 error
    

Actual Results:  An error 404 is returned, causing the up2date
application to exit.

Expected Results:  Update RPMs should have been downloaded from the UK
mirror site

Additional info:

This bug has partly been reported as CLOSED, see bug 130653. This
covers the DNS name used, but somehow seems to not have been reflected
Comment 1 Sigurd Hogsbro 2004-10-11 07:58:54 EDT
Oops, item 2) is wrong. That path-change is only the case if you keep
using the www.mirror.ac.uk hostname. If you change it to the
www.mirrorservice.org as stated in 1), it should work.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2004-10-11 15:05:04 EDT
Fixed.

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