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Re: little? apt suggestion (master timestamp file)

On Fri, Jun 11, 1999 at 12:29:33PM -0700 , Kevin Turner wrote:
> Would it be reasonable to include a version/timestamp file on the master
> server that would get picked up by the mirrors?  So the first thing apt


> does is downloads this version file from the mirror (which is all of 20
> bytes or so), and compares it to the version of the Packages file it
> already has, and uses that to decide if this mirror is close-enough to
> being in sync with its current information?

Hmm. Apt does look at timestamps.

				Petr Cech
Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.{org,cz}

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