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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.9-rc3
    Gene Heskett wrote:
    > bz2 has resulted in corrupted unpacks here on more than one occasion,
    > and it has done it without any outwardly visible error when the
    > md5sum was good. I've had it skip a whole subdir tree in a kernel
    > unpack on at least 4 occasions, and a missing file someplace on
    > several more occasions. I don't have any such troubles when dl'ing
    > and using the .gz version of things.
    > There has been at least one occasion where the .bz2 dl had a bad
    > md5sum, again without any visible error as it was downloading, nuke
    > it and go back and get the same file again and it was good. Again
    > I've had no such troubles when using the .gz versions, so after a a
    > while, I got into the habit of just gettng the .gz version and I've
    > never had an instance of a bad md5sum that wasn't accompanied by site
    > access problems.

    There's definitely something else going on. I don't see how you can
    blame bz2 for downloading problems. If this were true we would see a
    _lot_ more problem reports than just one in >5 years.


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