On Sat, 04 Jun 2016, Axel Beckert wrote:
> ISHIKAWA Mutsumi wrote:
> > I found new 'zzz-dists' directory on mirror servers.
> > What is zzz-dists ?
> > http://ftp.debian.org/debian/zzz-dists/
> I don't know it, but I assume it's a (future) test environment for the
> planned removal of some older hashsum algorithms from Package lists,
> etc. of which I heard on IRC.
> As of now unstable/Release and unstable/Release and unstable/InRelease
> though seem to be identical to the one in debian/dists/.
The one in dists/* are symlinks to those in zzz-dists.
This should cause them to be updated last in a mirror run, and so,
together with apt downloading metadata files by hash, make updates more
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