Re: Hoax: Re: What up with www.debian.org ?
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 01:30:36AM -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 01:07:20PM +0530, Raghavendra Bhat (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > Jerome posts:
> > >> What happens to www.debian.org ?
> > Someone has cracked all the servers of the Debian Project. There has
> > been a severe security mishap and guys should uninstall all stuff
> > downloaded and installed in the past 2 days. Please do not apt-get
> > anything right now! Please wait till an `official' release happens!
Well, at least I got a chance to test my "rollback debs" mechanism.
The only mistake I made was when I decide I no longer want any version
of a deb, I shouldn't just delete it from the cache, I should move it
just like outdated versions. (I did that with 3 debs).
And the new gbuffy in the last couple days no longer depends on
libproplist0, so deborphan told me to get rid of that, and I forget to
keep it as well. (4th, final mistake).
I've noticed that sometimes an additional pass through "aptitude
upgrade" whenever I "reinstall or rollback the world." The first time
through, various dependencies are broken // things say they want to be
deinstalled due to missing dependencies, but the 2nd time through they
work. (This time, it was most of the qt3*-dev and gtk2*-dev and