mass rebuild status

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Wed Feb 9 12:35:37 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 1:45 AM, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at> wrote:
>> > Yeah, I wish I could find a good cite...
>> > Perhaps the deltarpm and/or xz maintainers could chime in with the
>> > exact info.
>>  This is the first hit for "xz compression deltarpm problem" and
>> describes the problem perfectly ... although it is from 2009 ;)
> <nod>  That does a great job of explaining what we had here.  The difference
> this time is that instead of architecture being the key, version of xz was
> the key.  The new and old versions of xz create compatible archives but they
> aren't byte-for-byte identical.  That could lead to certain circumstances
> where the rpm signature was invalid for an rpm reconstructed from a deltarpm
> even though the uncompressed data was the same.

I updated the wiki page a bit.


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