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Re: apt experimental breaks w/ webcaching (was Re: apt 0.6 in experimental)

On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 10:31:00PM -0500, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2004, at 14:47, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> >If you have a solution, by all means, describe it.  And no, I won't
> >take you seriously if you suggest that apt should use no-cache for
> >everything.
> I'm not going to suggest that, because that would be silly. We can both 
> agree on that!
> Would it be possible to have the mirrors use Expires: headers to make 
> sure the files all expire at the same time?

That doesn't seem like a viable solution. If nothing else, people use
apt to talk to unofficial mirrors; it's not possible to set requirements
on those other than "speaks a protocol we understand".

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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