[arch-general] pacman and corrupt packages
ike.devolder at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 01:34:01 EDT 2012
Op woensdag 25 juli 2012 10:30:21 schreef Shridhar Daithankar:
> On Tuesday 24 Jul 2012 11:58:14 PM Jeremiah Dodds wrote:
> > Oon-Ee Ng <ngoonee.talk at gmail.com> writes:
> > > On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 11:51 AM, Jeremiah Dodds
> > >
> > >> Does it continue after a "pacman -Scc"?
> > >
> > > Why are you recommending clearing his entire cache (which can be quite
> > > useful) when he's already specifically cleared the offending package
> > > and still has problems?
> > I've run into situations where I thought I had cleared a corrupted
> > package but didn't actually do so, or where I missed one. Considering
> > he's tried multiple times, it might be worth clearing the entire thing
> > to make sure he's not missing something.
> That is an option I have not yet tried but I just want to preserve the
> reproduction and debug the problem if there is any.
You could try to switch mirrors, use a mirror that is not dropping all the
time, or is this problem related to your own internet ?
My guess is we will see more of this in the future since the package checking
is much more tight now than in the past.
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