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Re: ftp.uk.debian.org and backports

On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 11:01:03AM +0000, Philip Hands wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Dec 2011 10:13:17 +0000, Mike Crowe <mac@mcrowe.com> 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.


> > 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.


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