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Re: security updates using ftp

On Tue, 2011-08-30 at 20:15 +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > Err ftp://security.debian.org squeeze/updates/main i386 Packages
> > Unable to fetch file, server said 'Failed to open file.  ' [IP:
> > 21]
> If you drop the forced proxy configuration, what happens?

After a little experimentation, I suspect you'll get the same issue.
Specifically, for FTP access, you want:

deb ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security/ squeeze/updates main

The shorter form works for HTTP because /dists/ is an alias
for /debian-security/dists/; that's not the case for FTP.



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