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Author: onefang
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Hash errors when installing from daedalus
Devuan package mirror herder here.

On 2023-09-20 12:29:51, Bob Proulx via Dng wrote:
> Antonio Rendina via Dng wrote:
> > >     File has unexpected size (10844 != 11820). Mirror sync in progress? [IP:

> >
> > I'm sorry :-)
> > I forgot that I have apt-cacher-ng in place. It looks that the problem was
> > there, I shut it down and it started to work.
> > Funny thing is that I did a dist-upgrade without disabling it and it went
> > quite smooth.
> I have been a long time user of apt-cacher-ng used with Debian
> repositories. But I routinely see the above errors when using it with
> Devuan round-robin mirrors. I never see it when using apt-cacher-ng
> using the primary mirror.

We try to avoid encouraging the direct usage of pkgmaster, since that
would increase it's load, and get in the way of the other mirrors

> This leads me to believe, though I do not have facts to back this up,
> that the round-robin mirrors are not atomically updated in a way that
> provides a consistent view for downstream caching.

I have a TODO item to write a syncing script to sort that out. But
herding mirror admins is like herding cats.

A big old stinking pile of genius that no one wants
coz there are too many silver coated monkeys in the world.