Re: archive.debian.org jessie-backports expired?
On 05/05/2019 13:27, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Sunday, May 05, 2019 05:11:25 AM Pablo Colazurdo wrote:
For sake of completeness, running:
apt-get -o Acquire::Check-Valid-Until=false update
does the trick.
What trick is that? (Why don't you quote some context to answer that
Release files have an expiry date, to prevent a network attacker from
sending you an old version to hide the existence of security updates.
(They are also signed to prevent them from creating their own version.)
Archived releases no longer receive updates (including security, so it's
generally not a good idea to use them) and their Release files are
allowed to expire. Hence, apt refuses to use them without disabling
See the first thread of
https://lists.debian.org/debian-backports/2019/04/threads.html for a
previous discussion of this.