On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 11:01:03AM +0000, Philip Hands wrote: > On Fri, 9 Dec 2011 10:13:17 +0000, Mike Crowe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I've been using debian-backports from ftp.uk.debian.org for some time > > and everything was working swimmingly. It's possible that for most of > > that time ftp.uk.debian.org was a CNAME for debian.hands.com which > > still appears to contain debian-backports. > > > > As of now, ftp.uk.debian.org is a CNAME for klecker-ftp.debian.org > > which appears not to contain debian-backports so my apt-get is > > complaining. [snip] > > If this situation is temporary would it be possible to change the > > ftp.uk.debian.org CNAME to point to something that provides backports > > and volatile too? > > On this occasion it's probably not worth the trouble, but should perhaps > be taken into account next time my disks play up. It would certainly help to ensure that noone notices your pain. :) Thanks for the speedy response. Mike.
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