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Re: are apt/sources.list http: and ftp: same?

At 10:52 PM 01/29/2001 -0600, will trillich wrote:
On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 11:32:41AM -0600, Gregory Guthrie wrote:
> I found that with http: lines in my /etc/apt/sources.list I pointed to
> woody, but apt-get would not install known things there. I changed it to
> ftp: and it worked fine.
> Should these be the same? If different, is this documented?



try "apt-setup" (if you don't have it, try apt-get install base-config)
-- I don't see any discussion there of the difference (if any) between http and ftp sites in the sources.list specification.

Gregory Guthrie
guthrie@mum.edu         (641)472-1125    Fax: -1103

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