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Re: Adopting dpkg-ftp

Jason Gunthorpe writes:
 > On Mon, 4 Jan 1999, Yann Dirson wrote:
 > > WRT the versions of APT I tested, I had the deep feeling its FTP
 > > method is nowhere near what dpkg-ftp can do.
 > Really? What is missing?

IIRC, when I checked it mainly missed error recovery for
low-reliability PPP lines - dpkg-ftp offers to try to go on dowloading
a Packages file or a .deb when an error occurs.

Maybe it also misses some of the other features I had added to
dpkg-ftp for hamm - see changelog for details.

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