Re: how could Packages mention files that don't exist yet?
On Sun, 19 Oct 2003 07:06:37 +0800,
Dan Jacobson <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 19:21:35 +1300,
> Paul William <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> P> Possible. Could be a bad copy of files. Could be anything. Try
> P> manually browsing the mirror using your webbrowser or lftp etc. to
> P> see if the files are there.
> Yes, http://debian.linux.org.tw/debian/pool/main/f/file/ shows no Oct
> 03 additions, whereas
> already lists them. This must reveal a fundamental flaw in the debian
> mirrors system, where some mishap could cause Packages to be updated,
> even if not all the packages it lists were successfully updated.
..this mirror is on an ext3fs with a bad journal?
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...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
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