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Old 11-04-2009, 04:57 AM   #1
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Pacman mirrorlist

Recently I have added the following link in the pacman mirrorlist /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist


And I know the packages are there at this link. For example I could open the link for extra repository and download the file libsigc++2.0-2.2.3-1-i686.pkg.tar.gz from the browser.

but when I do pacman -S libsigc++2.0

It downloads a corrupt file and later asks to delete the corrupt file

Its a 4.3 mb file but a 2.2k file gets download.

What can be done
Old 11-04-2009, 05:39 AM   #2
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here is not the place to report the problem... you need to report it to Arch
Old 11-04-2009, 06:37 AM   #3
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You need to install rankmirrors (python script). And run /usr/sbin/rankmirrors against your mirrorlist or its backup to locate nearest and fastest mirrors. Then run pacman -Syy to refresh your dbase. Any changes to /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist require pacman -Syy.

Also you need to go to to check whether the mirror is properly synced.

Currently the site cannot be reached. Some certificate errors.


Last edited by hurry_hui; 11-04-2009 at 06:39 AM.


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