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Re: Problems with Apt, Slink, and Sparc IPX...

On Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 09:45:21AM -0500, Ryan Kirkpatrick wrote:
>         I am trying to update my IPX to the current version of slink via  
> apt-get, but I am haivng a problem. Whenever I run 'apt-get update' it    
> connects to the remote server (either ftp.debian.org or http.debian.org)  
> but then gets stuck and never downloads any files or does anything else,  
> even after waiting for a long time.
>         After looking through the email archives for this list it appears
> that this is a known bug in apt on sparc and that I need a newer version  
> of apt (and possibly libstdc++). I currently have apt 3.10 and libstdc++   
> 2.9 on the system (current slink versions).
>         I do not want to upgrade to potato (the IPX is my web server, 1k
> miles away, so I want to play it conservatively), but would like to get   
> apt working. Is there a binary of apt somewhere that does work on slink on
> my IPX? And if so, where? Thanks.
>         PS. I tried compiling apt 3.18 from source, but it failed. :(

What was the compile failure?

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