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Re: apt behaviour with satellite

On Sat, Nov 10, 2001 at 07:32:16PM -0500, John Davidson wrote:

> Apt now behaves like wget when installing woody using the rieserfs 3.0.15
> bootfloppies. This means that it no longer works with my one-way satellite
> connection. Prior to the releease of 3.0.14 bootfloppies this was not a
> problem and I would regularly get 40KB speeds. Now I get less than 2KB??!
> Things improve to about 3.5KB when I use my modem without satellite.
> This is the exact performance I get with wget. Has apt been changed since
> mid-Aug?? If so I will report a critical bug.

If you do, I'll be sure to downgrade it if nobody else gets to it first.

	makes unrelated software on the system (or the whole system) break,
or causes serious data loss, or introduces a security hole on systems where
you install the package.

This bug obviously does not break the whole system, or even unrelated

If you could provide some information about what is different, at the source
code or protocol level, to cause this change in behavior, someone could help
you track down the problem (which is probably not a bug in APT or wget).

 - mdz

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