Mirroring Certain Packages Result in Empty Patch Bundles

  • 3522466
  • 05-Sep-2006
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment


Novell ZENworks Linux Management Linux Management 7 - ZLM7

Situation

If a bundle contains a package that has the same NEVRAT and different checksum to one that already exists in ZLM then the bundle is created but it contains no packages.

It is not possible to repopulate the empty bundle with zlmmirror.

Resolution

Fix included in hot patch, follow the instructions in KB 3469853 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management" which can be found at Novell Support
 
Delete the bundle and run the zlmmirror command for that bundle with the --force-nevra switch.

For example:
'zlmirror mirror -c example.xml -v --force-nevra'

Additional Information

For more information on NEVRAT viewKB 3977593 href="https://www.novell.com/support/mysupport/viewdocument.do?externalId=3977593&sliceId=SAL_Public">TID 3977593

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