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Re: Is apt-proxy dead?

On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 02:47:29PM -0300, Daniel Serodio wrote:

Hi Daniel,
> 	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:anonymous@cvs.apt-proxy.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/apt-proxy login
| cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.apt-proxy.sourceforge.net:/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,
> etc?

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.


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