permanently 404 errors updates-testing

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Jul 14 17:42:17 UTC 2015



Am 14.07.2015 um 19:39 schrieb Kevin Fenzi:
> On Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:14:05 +0200
> Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
>
>> for some days or possibly a few weeks it happens regulary (at least
>> with updates-testing) that deps are solved, some packages are
>> downloaded and others fail with 404 pretedning trying other mirrors
>>
>> retry "yum --enablerepo=koji --exclude=polkit\* upgrade" often enough
>> each time will downloads 1 or 2 of the missings until you have all of
>> them - i remember times where *really* all mirrors where tried
> ...snip...
>
>> https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/updates/testing/21/x86_64/l/libreoffice-calc-4.3.7.2-9.fc21.x86_64.rpm:
>
> ...snip...
>
> Why are you using the download.fedoraproject.org redirect?
> The metalink (which is default) should be preferred

originally *because* mirrors where outdated way too often but especially 
in *that* case it is hardly to understand that the main source has 
metadata not matching the package files

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