Re: Bug#30643: base: apt-get update problems with http-/ftp-caches (i.e. squid)
On Sat, 12 Dec 1998, Thomas Osterried wrote:
> apt-get gets the package-descriptions. the proxy learns them. but it
> seems, that in the next runs of apt-get squid offers always the old
Squid does not support the HTTP cache-control headers so there is no way
to inform it to reload the cache. The new aot sends the proper cache
control headers to get reasonable relod behavoir from caches but I know of
no cache that supports them.
> i'd like to use (squid-)proxied ftp, but apt's ftp does not handle it.
> thus, i'm notable to use my nearest mirror :(
Have you asked your nearest mirror to add http access?