Re: debian-mirror: inconsistency
Gerhard.Kroder@data-sciences.de (Gerhard Kroder) wrote:
>i noticed during lookup packages for hylafax* that there seems to be
>some inconsistency about recent changes to file system structure and
>symlinks on debian ftp mirrors. hylafax is accessible from stable/ and
>unstable/, but stable/ still is slink and unstable/ now is woody.
That's correct, yes.
>as i use potato/ for install path i couldn't install hylafax*. i
>think this is not ok, though people should access archives generally
(This "should" isn't true, by the way; a lot of people prefer to track a
distribution by codename rather than by status, and the codenames exist
precisely so that they can do that.)
I'm afraid hylafax* has been removed from frozen (potato), as may well
happen to packages with release-critical bugs. See:
... for the reason.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]