[LON-CAPA-dev] Re: [LON-CAPA-admin] checkrpms no longer working
Fri, 23 Jul 2004 10:35:39 -0700
On Fri, Jul 23, 2004 at 10:57:26AM -0400, Guy Albertelli II wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> > Ok. check-rpms-3.0.1-2.noarch.rpm is available from
> > http://www.sfu.ca/acs/security/linux/check-rpms.html
> > The defaults are now:
> > For RH:
> > $DEFFTPSERVER = "mirror3.cs.wisc.edu";
> > $DEFFTPUPDATES = "pub/mirrors/linux/download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$DISTROVERSION/updates";
> so they stick all of the ix86 files in .../i386/...
> So check-rpms is trying to be smart, sees it wants the i686 file and
> tries to get it from ../i686/... and fails.
> Could it maybe fail back to the i386 dir in case of failure?
> Or perhaps you have a better idea.
Arrgh. I thought I had fixed this. For RH (really fedoralegacy) it is supposed
to look at i386 only. I.e., it should get its i686 rpms out of the i386
directory. The same is true for Fedora actually.
But, I already see where the bug is ... sigh. This will probably result
in a 3.0.2 version.
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