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Re: Security updates

On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Piotr Tarnowski wrote:

> Hi,
> I am new in Debian but I found its apt-based update system very useful.
> Recently I have some problems with downloading from security.debian.org
> (connection time-out and things like that).
> Two questions:
> 1) Do others from Poland/Gdansk (via TPSA) have the same problem ?

Yes.. in Bialystok is the same problem, but here is a little strange:
Some day ftp.icm.edu.pl is working fine other day ftp.task.gda.pl...
I belive that source of this problems is dynamic routing in Polish
Telecomunication TPSA  backbone net.

> 2) When I fail with dselect/apt I use wget to download the package and
> put it in /var/cache/apt/packages then restart dselect. Is it possible
> to integrate wget with apt so that this process would go automatically ?
> Or is this a case of some option tuning for apt ?

good idea :-)
does anyone try to do this ?

Marcin 'Spock' Jurczuk		<spock@stars.eu.org>
Administrator sieci Cyber-Net   <spock@irc.pl>

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