[LON-CAPA-dev] Re: [LON-CAPA-admin] checkrpms no longer working
Fri, 23 Jul 2004 14:00:14 -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?
Fixed. check-rpms actually knows that Fedora and Fedoralegacy only use
i386. Thus, if a particular architecture of an rpm is not in the list
of architecture directories check-rpms will now use a default arch directory
(which is i386 for Fedora and Fedoralegacy; i586 for SuSE).
New version check-rpms-3.0.2-1.noarch.rpm available from