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Re: apt cache files (*.bin) corruption

On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 09:16:31AM +0000, Andy Hawkins wrote:
> Hi all,
> Recently, I've been getting regular instances of the bin files in
> /var/cache/apt getting corrupted (any apt related command seg-faults unless
> I delete these files and do another 'update).
> There is plenty of space on this partition, so it's not that they're being
> truncated. The ones I deleted this morning were also the same size as the
> ones that were downloaded immediately after I deleted them. In hindsight,
> perhaps I should also have done an md5sum on them to see if they changed.
> Can anyone offer any reason for this repeated 'corruption'?

what version of apt? there was a segfault problem in <recent sid
version>-2 or -3 which is supposedly fixed in -4. version 0.6.46-3 I
think it was.


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