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Re: APT Date verification

On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 03:07:54PM +0100, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> Hey guys,
> APT will shortly start validating that the Date field in a release
> file is not (too far) in the future. This might have implications
> for installing on devices with an inaccurate clock, as they might
> now fail.
> There are two primary workarounds:
> * Set Acquire::Check-Date to false
> * Set check-date sources.list option to false
> It's a bit unclear if this only affects validation of the Date field,
> or also turns off Validation of the Valid-Until field (as a generic "turn
> off all date-related checks" option). Opinions on that?

I think I forgot to follow up, but we enabled this feature  in beta1
on Feb 26, which entered testing on Mar 03.

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