[Yum] Recreating headers yields different files

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Mon Apr 28 11:45:06 UTC 2003

On Mon, 2003-04-28 at 03:49, Axel Thimm wrote:
> Hi,
> I observed that recreating the headers of the same set of rpms is creating
> *.hdr files that are different in content. Does some date enter the *.hdr
> files?
> Would it be possible to have the same *.hdr files produced (maybe even
> timestamp them with the time of the rpm itself)? The reason I am asking is
> that it may save some rsync time for repository mirroring (e.g. when I build a
> new rpm and recreate the *.hdr files I have to rsync all *.hdr to the master
> repo) and also improve caching (yummers with a cache don't need to reget all
> *.hdr files because I added only one new).

interesting. I'd never noticed that the files change. I'll have to see
what changes internally when the hdrs are generated. 


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