Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mirrors

From: Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>
To: gentoo-mirrors@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mirrors] timestamp.chk not present on master server
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 06:05:52
Message-Id: 4B5D1A81.6000607@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-mirrors] timestamp.chk not present on master server by Manuel Tiago Pereira
Manuel Tiago Pereira wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Greetings, > > When syncing from the master portage server > (rsync://rsync1.us.gentoo.org/gentoo-portage), sometimes the > metadata/timestamp.chk gets deleted. Here's an excerpt from our rsync logs: > >> gentoo-portage.log-20100113.gz:2010/01/12 04:03:10 [23321] gentoo-portage del. metadata/timestamp.chk 0 >> gentoo-portage.log-20100114.gz:2010/01/14 01:33:10 [2988] gentoo-portage del. metadata/timestamp.chk 0 >> gentoo-portage.log-20100115.gz:2010/01/14 10:03:09 [23615] gentoo-portage del. metadata/timestamp.chk 0 >> gentoo-portage.log-20100118.gz:2010/01/17 14:03:09 [29970] gentoo-portage del. metadata/timestamp.chk 0 >> gentoo-portage.log-20100122.gz:2010/01/21 20:03:09 [7617] gentoo-portage del. metadata/timestamp.chk 0 >> gentoo-portage.log-20100122.gz:2010/01/22 02:33:11 [10630] gentoo-portage del. metadata/timestamp.chk 0 > > Since we're using the rsync flag "--delete" I'm guessing that this > basically means that the file didn't exist on the master server at the > time of syncing. > > Why is that? Should we start testing for the existence of this file > before syncing?
I've been seeing this too on my personal server that syncs from rsync1.us. Yes, we need to fix it. But we don't know what it is yet. =/ -Jeremy