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Re: spurious entry in indices/md5sums.gz


On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 08:12:16PM -0200, Carlos Carvalho wrote:
> The run of today at noon included this entry in indices/md5sums.gz:

Such a topic is more for ftpmasters, so let's forward to them.

> 873c0b8827b5655790799bb5cf3876ea  Archive_Maintenance_In_Progress
> Of course it shouldn't be there. It seems to be caused by some race
> condition or undue timing because it rarely happens. And no, I didn't
> go look when I shouldn't; it was a pushed update.
> Some time ago I also noticed that md5sums and/or ls-lR.gz was not
> updated before mirrors were triggered. This caused havoc here and I
> had to do a manual update. This is another symptom of problems in the
> generation timing of these indices.
> And this is before the dak overhaul... BTW, I'd suggest the overhaul
> is an excellent time to take care of these issues :-)

Simon Paillard

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