Bug#651413: Double slash in wget request
On Thu, Dec 08, 2011 at 04:06:07PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> This could be fixed by running wget, checking its exit status, and
> displaying a network error message, and only then parsing the Release file
> (probably in C code) and displaying the current message.
That would certainly make it a lot less confusing.
I also keep hearing complaints about not having ping in the installer
for checking network connectivity when things aren't working. :)
But that would add a whole bunch of bytes to the installer size.