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Re: [Solved] Noob Question: How do I get libperl-dev pkg if debian is down? Mirrors?

On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 12:04:04PM -0500, Jim Garvin wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> >The archive servers are up, and have been for weeks. I'm mystified:
> >please go into more detail about the error you're seeing.
> See this link:  http://packages.debian.org/stable/
> it says: packages.debian.org is down at the moment.

packages.debian.org is just a search engine. The fact that it's down has
no effect on your ability to get packages, and shouldn't have caused any
error to be reported by aptitude.

> However, I found another user's post which answered my question.  I 
> became root and used apt-setup to choose a different mirror.  Then it 
> worked as it should. :)

What mirror were you using to start with?


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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