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Re: Packages.bz2, Sources.bz2, Contents-*.bz2, oh my

On Sat, Aug 31, 2002 at 01:38:52PM +0200, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> Still, the Packages files should only be removed after no software in
> our stable distribution depends on it. If you remove the Packages file
> from unstable now you will break apt-proxy (and perhaps other tools
> too).

Well, apt-proxy won't actually break - it will just be less efficient when
configured to fetch control files using rsync because it will have to use
the .gz file and fetch the whole thing.  http and ftp backends will be
unchanged because apt-proxy is already fetching Packages.gz.

(apt-proxy maintainer)

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