[nSLUG] Dal mirror sync problems

herbt at theria.ca herbt at theria.ca
Sun Jan 27 20:52:35 AST 2013

Has anyone noticed possible repository sync issues on the Dal mirror? 
I've been having issues, off and on for a while now, using Arch, but 
lately it seems worse. Running manual update doesn't help either. An 

[root at caladan ~]# pacman -Sy
:: Synchronizing package databases...
  core is up to date                            0.0   B  0.00B/s 00:00 
[---------------------------------------]   0%
  extra is up to date                           0.0   B  0.00B/s 00:00 
[---------------------------------------]   0%
  community is up to date                       0.0   B  0.00B/s 00:00 
[---------------------------------------]   0%

[root at caladan ~]# pacman -S scribus
resolving dependencies...
looking for inter-conflicts...

Targets (2): ghostscript-9.06-1  scribus-1.4.1-1

Total Download Size:    45.21 MiB
Total Installed Size:   138.81 MiB

Proceed with installation? [Y/n] y
:: Retrieving packages from extra...
error: failed retrieving file 'scribus-1.4.1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz' from 
mirror.its.dal.ca : The requested URL returned error: 404 Not Found
warning: failed to retrieve some files from extra
error: failed to commit transaction (download library error)
Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded.


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