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Bug#237147: Version: and Filename: in /var/lib/dpkg/available get out of sync

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 10:28:48AM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 12:08:13PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> > Not a bug.  Dpkg doesn't know were to get that file.  available is a
> > convience file, that other tools use, to notify dpkg that they have
> > some file they can provide for the system.
> Right, dpkg doesn't know where to get that file, and so it shouldn't leave
> an obviously incorrect path in the available file.
> What's the point of having it in there in the first place?  Does anyone use
> dpkg-ftp anymore?

Yes, I know some who do.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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