[Yum-devel] check_timestamp, perhaps total reget bug in 2.9.6.

Scott Robinson scott at quadhome.com
Thu Aug 18 04:42:12 UTC 2005

On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 07:39:09PM -0700, Michael Stenner wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 07:05:37PM -0700, Scott Robinson wrote:
> > Does this mean reget is broken, or am I just using it wrong?
> It's a bug.  I think I stumbled on it before, but clearly I forgot or
> something.  The issue is that urlgrabber tries to fetch from the end
> of the local file to the end of the remote file, which is
> zero-length.  IIRC, that is (sadly) not legal in HTTP.  I'll look into
> it.  I'm currently doing a bunch of stuff in urlgrabber and expect a
> new release Real Soon Now.  This will be fixed one way or the other.

Would it be out of line to catch the out of range exception, but still
check the timestamp headers? (Are they passed along in the 216?)


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