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

Scott Robinson scott at quadhome.com
Thu Aug 18 04:48:06 UTC 2005

On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 09:42:12PM -0700, Scott Robinson wrote:
> 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?)

After further investigation, I realize the timestamp headers are not
passed along.


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