[Distutils] buildout download utility and failed checksums in cache

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Dec 20 16:24:45 CET 2010

2010/12/20 Łukasz Nowak <email at lnowak.com>:
> Hello,
> Buildout download utility allows to provide md5sum to check if
> downloaded (or available file from cache) is correct.
> In case of using download-cache and having wrong file in this cache it
> is required to manually remove this file and redownload.
> Is it possible to have redownload "request" inside of download utility?
> In case if file exists in cache, but passed checksum does not match,
> download utility cloud redownload this file, re check sum and
> eventually succeed.
> Is it ok to have such change of buildout download cache behaviour?

Sound like a good idea to me.

I suggest reporting a bug:



Jim Fulton

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