Re: Is apt-proxy dead?
On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 02:47:29PM -0300, Daniel Serodio wrote:
> Is apt-proxy dead? There are "important" bugs 342 days old (#76113),
> annoying issues reported 317 days ago (#96517, more often than not it
> stalls after retrieving 99% of a file) and a weird "New upstream version
> available" report (ain't it a debian-only package?).
points to <http://sourceforge.net/projects/apt-proxy/>
To get the latest version:
| cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/apt-proxy login
| cvs -z3 -d:pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/apt-proxy co apt-proxy
| apt-proxy 1.12
| 4 months rusty
| Fixes for ash. Close socket to prevent long client wait if cleanup.
> I'd give it a look, if it weren't a sh mess. I'm pretty sure I'm not
> the only one who has considered rewriting it in perl. Does anyone have
> any info on its current status, if a perl rewrite was ever considered,
Maybe you'll find more here:
> Despite all this problems, it very very useful for networks of debian
> boxes, but it could be much more useful if these problems were solved...
I'm not sure if the cvs version solves all bugs. Anyway I like and
need apt-proxy. I hope someone is still working on it.