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Re: Setup bug
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2003 11:47:16 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Setup bug
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 9 Jul 2003, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jul 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > The >100% in the title is obviously a bug.
> Which is why I mailed :)
> > As for the incomplete download, I just checked the MD5 sums, and they
> > seem correct, both in setup.ini and in md5.sum. However, the timestamps
> > on the files (on archive.progeny.com, at least) show that there was a 14
> > minute interval between the uploads of XFree86-fscl-4.2.0-3.tar.bz2 and
> > md5.sum, and setup.ini was only updated an hour after the tarball:
> > ftp://archive.progeny.com/cygwin/release/XFree86/XFree86-fscl/
> > XFree86-fscl-4.2.0-3.tar.bz2 1960 Kb Wed Jul 09 01:40:00 2003
> > md5.sum 234 bytes Wed Jul 09 01:54:00 2003
> > ftp://archive.progeny.com/cygwin/
> > setup.ini 184 Kb Wed Jul 09 02:40:00 2003 Configuration Settings
> > I'm assuming the times above are in PST, which would place your message
> > within the first 14-minute interval. Someone on the cygwin-xfree list
> > complained about a download problem with the same package, about an hour
> > after you (which puts the time he tried downloading it in the same
> > timeslot). At a guess, it was a download/update race condition, and you
> > got unlucky.
> Ceci explique cela ;) It does indeed work now, so the bug no longer
Je suis heureux. However, I'm still confused about one thing: according
to the setup code (download.cc), the MD5 sum is not checked if it's not
present in setup.ini. So, by rights, the above should not have happened.
Can anyone explain this? Rob?
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