Subject: Re: mangled distros
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/08/2005 20:46:32
On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Earlier today, I was rebuilding suse91_openmotif and I discovered that
> the dist file on was truncated. I fixed it, but my
> question is, is there anything that checks to make sure that the
> distfiles on ftp match the hashes in the pkg directory?


We have a script that basically runs "make mirror-distfiles", which 
basically just does a "make fetch". Changing that to a "make checksum" 
makes some sense, but someone would have to react upon problems.

I'd appreciate if someone could take this over... talk to me if 

  - Hubert