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Re: apt-get update MD5Sum mismatch

On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 08:24:50 +0800
jidanni@jidanni.org wrote:

> Can't be a mirror issue. I'm not using a mirror.

Yes you are.

> I have an idea. First put each thing and its checksum into a temporary
> directory, then when _both_ parts are fully ready, move them into the
> staging area for users to download, all with the same mv command too.
> That way the window of time for this to happen will effectively be
> reduced to zero! What do you say?

This is how the official mirror scripts work.
Though it's a bit more sophisticated than that.

> P.S.,
> E: Failed to fetch
> http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/s/sqlite3/libsqlite3-0_3.7.7-1_i386.deb:
> 404  Not Found [IP: 80]

This is because you haven't successfully updated the Release files first
and this package has been removed from the mirror in the meantime.


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