mass rebuild status
jwboyer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 12:35:37 UTC 2011
On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 1:45 AM, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> 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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