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Re: Strange problem with % on klecker

On Sat, Nov 17, 2001 at 11:16:54PM +0100, Sebastian Rittau wrote:
> > I have a problem with my packages to run kernel 2.4.x on Debian
> > potato [1]: These packages include amd that has a Debian revision.
> > The problem is that the webserver changes
> >   amd_1%3a0.0_all.deb
> > to
> >   http://people.debian.org/~bunk/.../amd_1%253a0.0_all.deb
> > 
> > (note the "25") and this confuses apt.
> Try to change the package name to amd_1:0.0_all.deb. Then the web server
> should change it to amd_1%3a0.0_all.deb. Not nice, but should work.

Erm, why exactly is it necessary to include the epoch in the package _file
name_? We don't do it in other places.

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