Fedora 11 / EPEL 5 MD5 Issue

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Thu Jul 16 16:42:40 UTC 2009

On Thursday 16 July 2009 09:51:32 am Mathieu Bridon (bochecha) wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 16:32, Rick L. Vinyard, Jr.<rvinyard at cs.nmsu.edu> 
> > I've built the following package on Fedora 10 and 11 in mock without any
> > problems.
> >     http://miskatonic.cs.nmsu.edu/pub/libMini-9.0.3-2.fc11.src.rpm
> >
> > However, when I try and build for EPEL 5 using mock on a F11 machine I
> > get the following in root.log:
> >
> > DEBUG util.py:256:  error: unpacking of archive failed on file
> > /builddir/build/SOURCES/MINI-9.0.3.zip;4a5f3532: cpio: MD5 sum mismatch
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> I did the following two days ago (all on a F11 host) :
> - rebuild the F11 srpm in a F10 mock chroot
> - rebuild the F10 srpm in a EL5 mock chroot
> F11 and F10 rpm versions are compatible, and so are F10 and EL5.
> Totally suboptimal, but it works, and I didn't have time to search
> more thoroughly for a better solution :)

just for this type of thing i added a new script to fedora-packager  rpmbuild-
md5  it creates rpms/srpms with the old style hashes.  its a simple bash 
script that is a wrapper around rpmbuild with the defines for old style hashes.  
the fedora-packager with it is in updates-testing.


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