Bug 33388 - rpmfind --upgrade fails with broken piperpmfind
rpmfind --upgrade fails with broken piperpmfind
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpmfind (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-03-27 08:58 EST by David Lawrence
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-30 12:38:51 EDT
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strace of RHL7.0 broken pipe (661.48 KB, text/plain)
2001-03-27 08:59 EST, Derek Tattersall
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Description Derek Tattersall 2001-03-27 08:58:24 EST
rpmfind 1.6-5.7x fails with a broken pipe error on RHL7.0 intel.
An strace is attached
Comment 1 Derek Tattersall 2001-03-27 08:59:31 EST
Created attachment 13824 [details]
strace of RHL7.0 broken pipe
Comment 2 Daniel Veillard 2001-05-14 12:59:37 EDT
Hum, might be a bug in the libxml HTTP code, the client opens
a socket to one of the RDF servers (in this case the broken one at
asterix.crl.dec.com), but the server kills the connection before
the client has a chance to send the HTTP GET request.
this is an unfrequent server brokenness mishandled by libxml nanohttp
module :-\

I will try to fix it,

Daniel
Comment 3 Daniel Veillard 2001-07-25 13:43:14 EDT
The new version 1.7 will link by default with libxml2 instead of libxml,
the HTTP code of libxml2 received a number of patches, I hope this will
improve the quality of the HTTP implementation.
I also removed asterix.crl.dec.com from the list of metadata servers exported
from rpmfind.net, I hope that both changes will actually fix the problem.

Daniel

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