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Re: how could Packages mention files that don't exist yet?



On Sun, 19 Oct 2003 07:06:37 +0800, 
Dan Jacobson <jidanni@jidanni.org> wrote in message 
<87vfqm16yq.fsf@jidanni.org>:

> On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 19:21:35 +1300, 
> Paul William <maillist@bestworldweb.homelinux.com> wrote in message 
> <1066458095.4232.12.camel@paulscomputer>:
> 
> 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
> http://debian.linux.org.tw/debian/dists/sid/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> 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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