On Thu, 26 Nov 1998, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> I first set up an "Update" menu item with just the text pkgAcqStatus from
> apt-get, and now I made a little dialog; either way, it always says
> "Method http has died unexpectedly" and then the select() in
> pkgAcquire::Run() keeps timing out forever, sending a Pulse() each time.
> Supposed to happen? Since it goes to cerr and not error_ I assume it's
> I have:
> Debug::NoLocking "true";
> Dir::Bin::Methods "/cvs/apt-cvs/apt/build/bin/methods";
Umm... Hmm. Does /cvs/apt-cvs/apt/build/bin/methods/http exist?
You might need to do this:
You do have the latest CVS? I thought I fixed the never-ending looping..
> - What does IMSHit() mean?
It means the file it was downloading has not changed (IMS is If Modified
> - What do I call if the user clicks "cancel" on the download dialog?
Cancel? :> Don't provide a button just yet..