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Re: howto avoid "apt-get update" going guru?

Hi Martin,

On 07/05/16 10:09, Martin Bagge / brother wrote:
> On 2016-07-05 06:32, Harald Dunkel wrote:
>> I didn't mention klecker-ftp anywhere in my config files.
>> Its not on the round-robin list for ftp.debian.org either:
>> # host ftp.debian.org
>> ftp.debian.org has address
>> ftp.debian.org has address
>> ftp.debian.org has IPv6 address 2001:6b0:e:2018::165
>> ftp.debian.org has IPv6 address 2001:6b0:e:2018::173
>> ftp.debian.org mail is handled by 0 .
> Was this command on the same box as the problematic apt-get update command?


> Long time after the command was issued? ("this morning found" suggests a
> time between the two).

No, the "host" was running on the same machine while apt-get
was waiting.

>> What would you suggest to avoid this kind of problem?
> klecker is serving ftp.d.o.
> http://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/mirror/dsa-auto-dns.git/tree/services/ftp.debian.org.service
> From my view
> brother ~$ host ftp.debian.org
> ftp.debian.org has address
> ftp.debian.org mail is handled by 0 .
> And by now my view have switched to use the ACC provided mirrors just as
> your example.
> On the other hand the long standing recommendation is to not use ftp.d.o:
> https://wiki.debian.org/ftp.debian.org#line-22

I see. "ftp.debian.org" is in my sources.list since ages.
Probably I missed the note introducing this new host.

Maybe it would help to provide recommended settings for
sources.list within /usr/share/base-files ?

Thanx very much

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