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Re: apt not supporting 301 responses?

On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 07:54:24PM -0400, Jason Lunz wrote:
> What about the case where the redirect is used as an unchanging alias,
> and points to whereever the real archive is hosted?  That's the
> situation with pureftpd.org pointing to pureftpd.sourceforge.net. The
> apt archive I maintain on sourceforge has to be referred to as
> pureftpd.sourceforge.net, despite the fact that it may not always be on
> sourceforge. The domain pureftpd.org, on the other hand, will always
> point to the right place.

That's what DNS is for. There's more to the world than HTTP.

Jacob Kuntz

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