Bug#218760: acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#218760: apt-get update doesn't check timestamps on already loaded "unstable" package files)
On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 05:13:51PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 10:21:01PM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > [from ftp.uk.debian.org].
> I have done this many times (albeit never with ftp.uk.debian.org), but it
> should be clear from the fact that this only happens to you with unstable,
> that apt is not at fault. apt does not treat unstable any differently from
> stable; in that particular context, it is just the name of a subdirectory
> containing the package lists.
> So, there is either a problem with your network (like a broken proxy), your
> mirror, or something else, but not with apt. You might ask on
> email@example.com and see if anyone else has the same problem
> with that mirror, or indeed at all.
i'm going direct, no proxy.