Re: apt-get: where does the extra "1%3a" come from?
On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 05:47:06AM -0500, Abdul Latip wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Mar 2003, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Nothing. That's URL-encoding representing the epoch in the version
> > number; translate %3a to : if you like.
> Unfortunately, when I run "apt-ftparchive" over it, and put all
> back on a Web (apache), apt-get can not fetch the package; it
> complains that the package does not exists :-(.
I meant to actually rename *%3a* to *:*, if you see what I mean.
> Any clue for a workaround?
You could run dpkg-name on every file in your archive, which would move
them to their canonical filenames.
$ dpkg-name gawk_1%3a3.1.2-1_i386.deb
moved `gawk_1%3a3.1.2-1_i386.deb' to `./gawk_3.1.2-1_i386.deb'
Colin Watson [email@example.com]