Re: how could Packages mention files that don't exist yet?
On Sat, 2003-10-18 at 17:52, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> How do the mirrors work? Are the Packages files always copied last,
> to ensure all the versions mentioned in them already exist on the disk
> when you try to get them?
> In what cases could an hours old Packages file mention packages that
> apparently haven't been copied to the mirror yet? E.g.
Possible. Could be a bad copy of files. Could be anything. Try manually
browsing the mirror using your webbrowser or lftp etc. to see if the
files are there.
> ERROR 404: Not Found.
> Plenty of space there:
> $ df
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
> /dev/hdc1 118729904 103213752 14309912 88% /home/ftp
> /dev/hdd1 118729904 104041660 13482004 89% /home/ftp/pub
Are you saying that you have shell access to the mirror you use?!?!?
.''`. Paul William
: :' : Debian admin and user
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