xorg-server 1.13.1, - checksum post-mortem

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Fri Jan 4 08:48:00 PST 2013

On 01/ 4/13 04:48 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> I'll 2nd that sentiment.  I have had several occasions where I downloaded 
> the bzip2 and had to go back and get the .gz because whole directory trees 
> were missing from the unpacked archive.  Once or twice I have pulled the 
> bzip2 a 2nd time, same md5sum, but the 2nd time unpacked well enough to 
> build.  A 2nd unpack of the first download was still defective.
> In short, bzip2 has not been 100% trustworthy here.

We always use the bzip2 archives for building our packages, and haven't
hit any problems.  Since no one else reports any corrupted archives on the
X.Org download sites, it sounds more likely a problem on your end.

	-Alan Coopersmith-              alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Engineering - http://blogs.oracle.com/alanc

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