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Re: A Look In the Mirror: Attacks on Package Managers

On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 1:34 PM, David Kalnischkies
<kalnischkies+debian@gmail.com> wrote:
> In regards to APT i will have a look later how to implement it,
> hints regarding a good error message are welcomed
> as i can currently only thing about stuff like:
> W: http://debian.example.org squeeze Release: The Validation date for
> the archive has expired. (This can indicate an outdated mirror.)
> <<<<<

I'd suggest that the warning message informed how many days behind the
server is. Some sort of tolerance setting should also be implemented
for the corner cases.

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