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Bug#182349: anna: Should reload packages file if something went wrong last time

On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 12:01:53AM +0100, Martin Sj?gren wrote:
> m?n 2003-02-24 klockan 23.05 skrev Thomas Viehmann:
> > If the Packages gets updated after the packages.
> > The downloaded Packages file can list packages that have been replaced by newer
> > versions, the old ones ceasing to be available.
> > Then a reload (after the Packages file has been adjusted) helps.
> Really, I still don't see the problem. If the Packages file points to
> files that aren't downloadable, anna will freak and obviously can't
> install them. Then you can select anna from the menu again. The Packages
> files are always downloaded, and udebs are selected for installation
> based on

When you rerun anna, you will not get the new Packages file.  The
net retriever uses the -c option to wget, which will only append
to the existing file.

> Where is this failing? Are you saying that you want an eplicit way to
> "re-install this already installed package"?

anna should unlink the Packages file before redownloading to
ensure that we retrieve the latest version.  This isn't a problem
for udebs because their contents don't change.


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