Re: Broken package descriptions from packages.debian.org
On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 03:56:31PM +0200, Frédéric Bothamy wrote:
> * Frédéric Bothamy <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-08-26 14:41] :
> > I have noticed that recently the package descriptions are always set to
> > "Error while loading descriptions database:" (f.e.
> > http://packages.debian.org/ipmasq). I guess that there is some problem
> > getting the Packages description file, but I don't know where this is
> > done (maybe in
> > http://cvs.debian.org/packages/contents/refetch?cvsroot=webwml ?).
> > Individual pages (http://packages.debian.org/unstable/net/ipmasq) are
> > not affected.
> It seemed to be a transient error. Now the package descriptions are
For the curious here the explanation of that error:
saens was updated to sarge and so the perl libdb bindings changed. After I
regenerated all the db files the error was fixed.
Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com>