[Mageia-dev] bs down

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Fri Jan 14 17:57:20 CET 2011

On 14.01.2011 18:44, Olivier Blin wrote:
> Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> writes:
>> Le vendredi 14 janvier 2011 à 11:39 +0100, Olivier Blin a écrit :
>>> Thomas Spuhler <thomas at btspuhler.com> writes:
>>>> Is the bs down. Looks like rpmbuild is missing?
> [...]
>>> Actually, I already fixed this error in iurt SVN yesterday, but I've now
>>> uploaded a package with the fix on the BS nodes.
>> But aren't the chroot tarball recreated at regular interval anymore ?
> No, we would have to put some cron if we want this.
> But is it really useful?
> If a basesystem change, the chroot gets rebuilt automatically already.
> If no basesystem change, the rebuilt chroot will be the same, and does
> not have to be rebuilt ("just in case" is usually the wrong way to do
> things).

AFAIK it was only useful because on Mandriva BS iurt never regenerated
the chroot if it was already there, even if it was not up-to-date.

>> Would it have helped to remove it ? 
> It would have helped if triggered every hour, which does not seem
> reasonable (I guess it was every 7 days at Mandriva).

AFAIK daily.

> Anyway, my iurt fix helps not to encounter this issue anymore, with no
> other trick.

Anssi Hannula

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