[pacman-dev] Weird download behavior today

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 21:17:11 EDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 8:14 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 15/06/10 09:08, Dan McGee wrote:
>> Anyone else seeing weirdness? This is a relatively recent build of
>> pacman-git, on i686, using mirrors.kernel.org as the first mirror.
>> Note that the [core] repository line even got blown away in there,
>> meaning it never hit 100% so we never output the \n character or
>> something (it should be right where the [extra] stuff starts):
> <snip>
> I have been using pacman-git for the last few weeks and I have not run into
> this.
> Is this the bug about attempting to continue downloading a repo db but
> striking a different revision of the repo-db on the mirror from the one you
> started downloading?
> Having to fall back to the second mirror to get the update that you wanted
> indicates partial sync of a mirror there...

I actually made sure I deleted out all of the DB files before I ran
the -Syu this time, thus the reason it grabbed all of them (rm
/var/lib/pacman/*.db.tar.gz), so there were definitely no partial DB


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