Bug 9763 - problems downloading rawhide-release-20000218-1 from rawhide.redhat.com
Summary: problems downloading rawhide-release-20000218-1 from rawhide.redhat.com
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-release
Version: 1.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-02-24 19:19 UTC by dunwoody
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-29 06:13:48 UTC


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Description dunwoody 2000-02-24 19:19:38 UTC
I don't really know how to report this problem, so I'm filing a bug
against rawhide redhat-release.  If there's a better way, and I suspect
there is, please let me know so I'll know what to do in the future.

On 2000/02/20, I downloaded a bunch of rpms from

	ftp://rawhide.redhat.com/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS

including rawhide-release-20000218-1.noarch.rpm .

Today (2000/02/24), I checked the same directory and found that the files
I downloaded on 2000/02/20 were gone, seemingly replaced by older versions
of those files, including rawhide-release-20000212-1.noarch.rpm .  I
used ncftp-3.0beta21-3 on my rawhide 20000218 system connected to
a cable modem: c130441-j.smateo1.sfba.home.com (24.7.95.139).

So I'm left wondering if this is:

-	A server/network glitch by which one of the servers supporting
	rawhide.redhat.com got updated with out-of-date bits, or

-	An intentional withdrawal of the 20000218 rawhide rpms, due
	presumably to some sort of problems, and a reversion to the
	2000/02/12 rawhide rpms.  This seems unlikely to me, but if
	something like this were to happen, is there a Web page
	that I could check somewhere that would have status like this,
	so I wouldn't have to annoy you by filing a bug like this one?

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-24 20:00:59 UTC
I believe it's the first of your suggestions (we have
multiple servers); we'll get
this sorted out.

Comment 2 dunwoody 2000-02-29 06:13:59 UTC
As of 2000/02/28, I'm still seeing the same behavior reported in the original
bug. I'm reopening this bug not as a way of trying to be annoying, but just as
a hopefully-efficient way to communicate that the reported problem of
stale-bits-on-some-servers has not yet been resolved.  For example, I'm
still seeing a directory containing rawhide-release-20000212-1.noarch.rpm .

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-08-07 04:40:34 UTC
This should be fixed by now, I hope.
Sorry about the delay before closing the bug...


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