Re: Debian Standard Mirror configuration
On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 11:13:55PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Feb 2004 13:49:26 -0800, Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 08:30:07PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> >> to always deliver consistent package pools, and now Debian mirrors
> >> have to especially cater to create appropriate Expires: headers.
> >They don't have to; everything should work fine without it. It would just
> >make some optimizations possible as far as caching.
> No, it doesn't. Without an Expires:-Header, a squid cache will only
> retrieve Packages and Packages.gz once every 24 hours, which can delay
> package distribution.
That is not true with current versions of apt.