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Re: POSSIBLE BUG : some woody packages coming from potato and not pool?

[Please don't cc me - thanks.]

On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 11:41:43AM -0400, Walter Tautz wrote:
> # debmirror /fsys2/test-mirror -a i386,ia64 -h ftp.de.debian.org \
>    -e rsync -d stable   -r :debian --progress
> It appears to be downloading various package files and etc, but at the end
> it exits with
> dists/stable/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz: No such file or directory at
> /usr/bin/debmirror line 399.
> releasing 1 pending lock... at /usr/lib/perl5/LockFile/Simple.pm line 182.
> if one looks into the directory tree where the file is supposedly
> download there is nothing to be seen. Am I using the program
> incorrectly?
> What do you use?

I use:

#! /bin/sh -e
debmirror /mirror/debian -h "$DEB_MIRROR" --passive \
	  --nosource --section=main --getcontents --ignore=non-US/ "$@"
debmirror /mirror/debian/non-US -h "$DEB_MIRROR" -r /debian-non-US --passive \
	  --nosource --section=main -d unstable/non-US --getcontents "$@"

Not sure why it doesn't work for you, but I'm using FTP rather than

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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