[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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 <mdz@debian.org>
> wrote:
> >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.

 - mdz

Reply to: