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Re: Problem with apt on slink systems

On Wed, Aug 16, 2000 at 12:53:03PM -0700, dsb3 wrote:
> > Where the heck the word 'stable' comes from? I removed my hole
> > /var/state/apt/ and I do not know where it comes from. Hardcoded anywhere
> > perhaps? Or did I miss something grave?
> Did you 'apt-get update'?

> I'm not an apt-get internals expert but perhaps it cached the 'real' paths
> to the ftp/http locations instead of the symlinked ones so they are now
> all out of whack.

> Which makes me think - is it still possible to apt-get a slink update now
> it's fallen off the stable/frozen/unstable chain?
As addition: I checked the ftp and it is ok, the symlink is ok, the
package is there in the slink tree, but still "stable" is requested. A
friend of mine has the same problem with his slink, seems to be

MfG/Regards, Alexander

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