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Re: Apt-Problem

>>>>> "Jason" == Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ualberta.ca> writes:

    Jason> On Mon, 20 Mar 2000, Andreas Tille wrote:

    >> output after failing to install 42 packages).  I repeat: All
    >> packages were installable with dpkg -i after apt-get was unable
    >> to install

    Jason> That doesn't mean anything, if the file was only 1 byte
    Jason> short chances are it would still be entirely valid, dpkg -i
    Jason> would take it, apt would not due to a size and md5
    Jason> mismatch.

I have to agree with Jason here, I was confused. In this case the
error is generating by apt-get, in my case the error was generated by

I will take Jason's word for it that a deb file with bytes missing can
still be valid...
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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