web/2004: Broken gdb-6.1.1.tar.bz2 at ftp.gnu.org?

akarypid@yahoo.gr akarypid@yahoo.gr
Tue Sep 6 19:08:00 GMT 2005


>Number:         2004
>Category:       web
>Synopsis:       Broken gdb-6.1.1.tar.bz2 at ftp.gnu.org?
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    unassigned
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Sep 02 07:18:02 UTC 2005
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     akarypid@yahoo.gr
>Release:        unknown-1.0
>Organization:
>Environment:

>Description:
It seems that the transfer of the file:

ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gdb/gdb-6.1.1.tar.bz2

Stops at ~5MB (it is normally a ~12MB file) and connections time out. I came across this as a broken (half-downloaded) file has been picked up by all Gentoo mirrors. See:

http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-376569.html
>How-To-Repeat:
Just try to download the file. I've used FireFox and wget with both ftp / http.
>Fix:

>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted:



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