Bug#280844: Another patch to fix downloaded files corruption
On Sat, Oct 22, 2005 at 06:00:04PM +0200, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
> I have no idea what I'm doing wrong. So I wrote something what looks more
> reasonable than original Geller's patch to me. Am I really only one who cares
> that apt is corrupting package it downloads ? This time tetex-base_3.0.orig.tar.gz
> is corrupted on redownload as its last byte is CR (0D) (it is replaced with 'H',
> see previous messages in this bugreport and bug 290694).
I applied your patch to the apt I uploaded to experimental. I'm not
entirely sure about possible side-effect in the patch so I would like
to see it tested in experimental first.
> Can sombody at least tell me why this important data corrupting bug is
> ignored for more than year?
Probably because this is a very central piece of the code and any
mistake here is fatal. Anyway, it's in experimental now and let's hope
we find enough people to test it :)
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