In the 6.0 release, I have found a gap in the provided source under the SRPMS/ directories on the mirrors.
Let's take the 'bash' source as the first example. The version of bash that I find in the binary x86_64 directories is:
One would expect to find the source to that binary at:
However, it does not exist. I have looked on many mirrors, all with the same result, which leads me to believe that this is simply missing on all CentOS mirrors.
I have checked other distributions to see if the result is consistent, but Red Hat provides the SRPMS in their repository:
As do other rebuild-distributions like Scientific Linux:
I have noticed this same anomoly with the following packages:
There may be others as well, but I have not checked the entire distribution.
Is this a mistake? Or is there a reason that these are left out? I searched the forums and found this thread, but it offers no real solution:
Also, there doesn't appear to be any source available for the CR repository. Is there any place I can find these? Or am I just supposed to fetch them from upstream?