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Re: mirrorlist plugin broken?



On Sat, 2006-07-29 at 14:21 +0200, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> seth vidal <skvidal linux duke edu> wrote:
> 
> > 1. is there a proxy running somewhere which might be returning bogus
> > results?
> 
> There is no proxy.
> 
> > 2. put each of those urls into your repo file as the one and sole
> > baseurl - then you can tell which is which.
> 
> Of course this is no longer happening now that I am trying to
> figure it out.
> 
> > 3. The mirrorlist cgi does the following:
> >    - take repomd.xml from the canonical mirror at redhat.com - get
> > timestamp from inside file of the primary.xml.gz entry
> >    - downlowd repomd.xml from each of the mirrors and compare this value
> >    - only mirrors where the value is the same are kept
> 
> How often is this done?

every hour.


> Would it be possible to make yum output the URI of every file it
> tries to retrieve on some debug level?

probably.
-sv



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