Re: Corrupted security update package files
On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 03:01:05PM -0800, Bill Wohler wrote:
> Bill Wohler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I still got a
> > zero-sized Packages file:
> Those are for contrib and non-free, which might be expected. The error
> was in the main distribution, which does have mostly valid looking
> content, but which is still generating the aforementioned error.
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1870959 Dec 3 09:37 security.debian.org_dists_lenny_updates_main_binary-i386_Packages
I noticed it as well. I commented out the entry:
deb http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main contrib
in my "/etc/apt/sources.list" file, in the meantime.
As this is not a production machine, I'll wait a day or so and try
The fix is possibly easy enough if you knew which entry had the corrupt
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