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Re: Debian Standard Mirror configuration (was: apt experimental breaks w/ webcaching)

On Sat, 28 Feb 2004, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:

> On the same note, is there a way to tell apt-get to ignore the cache
> and enforce fetching files (like shift-reload in a browser)? Could
> apt-get detect the need for it (e.g. always force fetch Release and
> force the rest when they don't match)?

mdz was tracking a bug the other day, with apt-get and proxies.  He then
concluded that it would be best to always do requests with max-age=0,
thus always forcing a revalidate.  This should be enough for everybody.

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