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Re: [opensuse-factory] problem updating glibc from factory
  • From: Chema Ollés <jmolles@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 14:49:34 +0200
  • Message-id: <45210ADE.4090704@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Andreas Hanke escribió:
> Chema Ollés schrieb:
>> Well,I see the directory
>> http://ftp.opensuse.org/pub/opensuse/distribution/SL-OSS-factory/inst-source/suse/i586/
>> where there are the file glibc-2.4.90-20.i586.rpm and my question is:
>> why smart doesn't detect this ?
>
> Because it uses the metadata, not the actual content of the factory tree
> in order to find the packages, and your metadata are outdated.
>
> Updating the metadata using the command
>
> smart update
>
> should help.
>
> If not, it might be caused by your mirror setup. You have many mirrors,
> some of them might be outdated, and smart picks one of the outdated
> mirrors because the outdated ones are for obvious reasons faster than
> the up2date ones.
>
> Solution: Delete the mirrors and use this URL instead:
>
> http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/SL-OSS-factory/inst-source
>
> It's a redirector that points to up2date mirrors only.
Hi Andreas and thank you.
I delete /var/lib/smart/channels contents and upgrade --update again.
Now it works...
I will change also channel file without mirrors.
Regards
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Chema Ollés
Usuario Linux: #198057
Linux 2.6.18-rc7-git1-2-default #1 SMP Fri Sep 15 11:35:09 UTC 2006 i686
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