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Bug#353556: #353556: choose-mirror: should check that architecture is supported by mirror

On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 05:32:10PM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> Ew.  So we don't support mirrors which don't provide indices?  Why not
> just do a HEAD request instead?  (Yes, wget doesn't support it yet,
> but that would be a much nicer way to do it and should be easy enough
> to fix.)

$ lynx -head -dump http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/testing/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 18:03:00 GMT
Server: Apache/2.0.54 (Debian GNU/Linux) mod_perl/1.999.21 Perl/v5.8.4
Last-Modified: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 20:25:36 GMT
ETag: "d1859-398c90-94ad9000"
Accept-Ranges: bytes
Content-Length: 3771536
Connection: close
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
Content-Encoding: gzip

$ lynx -head -dump http://mir:9999/debian/dists/testing/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz
HTTP/1.0 501 Not Implemented
Connection: close

Where "mir:9999" is an apt-proxy server.


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