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Re: "apt-file update" error because missing Contents-i386.gz file

On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 21:45:31 -0800, Peter Michaux wrote:

> I have a new Debian Lenny system. The /etc/apt/sources.list file
> contains
>   deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian lenny main contrib deb
>   http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main deb-src
>   http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian lenny main contrib
> When I do "apt-file update" I see the following error.
>   Can't get
>   http://security.debian.org/dists/lenny/updates/Contents-i386.gz
> Sure enough that file doesn't exist.
> Is this a known issue? Any solution other than commenting out the line
> in sources.list?

Just a thought, but... is it possible that any of your ISP|proxy provider 
is caching the content and trying to give you some file that is not 
currently there?



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