[OpenIndiana-discuss] IPS on pkg.openindiana.org "Framework stall"

BM bogdan.maryniuk at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 12:29:11 UTC 2010

2010/9/27 Stefan Müller-Wilken <stefan.mueller-wilken at acando.de>:
> Hmmm....
>>> But what is it you want your script to look out for?
>>if (!allRepos.getCurrent().alive()) {
>>    allRepos.selectNextPossibleRepo();
> Hmmm... Hmmm...
>>Uhmm... As I correctly understand the output from the wget, HTTP 404
>>Not Found does not mean "machine is unreachable", but it means
>>"requested file was not found".
> And this is exactly why your scripting scribble would fail. It does not suffice to just check for availability, you have to check for consistency. And that is what rsync will do anyways.

Of course. It was actually an evil joke, in order to stimulate folks
fixing it. :-)

Kind regards, BM

Things, that are stupid at the beginning, rarely ends up wisely.

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