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Re: Updates from ftp-master.freebsd.org using cvsup?

On Wed, 2008-11-12 at 08:17 +0100, Rudolf Cejka wrote:
> Hello,
>   recent cvsup updates from ftp-master.freebsd.org end after relatively
> short time (at most ten minutes) with
> 	TreeList failed: Network write failure: Connection lost
> or
> 	Updater failed: Premature EOF from server
> Unfortunately, I see this behavior on ftp-master.eu.freebsd.org.
> Please, who of you use direct cvsup updates from ftp-master.freebsd.org,
> could you check if you see the same or different behavior? Isn't there
> some problem directly on ftp-master.freebsd.org? I did not do any
> recent changes on ftp-master.eu.freebsd.org.


Sorry, I broke cvsupd.  :-(

The thought that I might break cvsupd did occur to me, and I did check
an ftp.freebsd.org machine after uploading the 6.4-RC2 DVDs.  But the
one I wound up checking was the Danish half, and it turns out they
apparently have switched to rsync.  So I wound up not really checking
what I had wanted to check.

One of the DVD ISO files is a tiny bit bigger than 2Gb.  And what I was
worried might be the case is the case - the i386 version of cvsupd (at
least, not sure about the amd64 version) uses 32-bits for file size.

I compressed the amd64 DVD which got it down under the 2Gb mark.  Sorry
about that.

                                                Ken Smith
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