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 [firstname.lastname@example.org]