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Bug#34697: marked as done (apt: problems fetching slink-proposed-updates)



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Subject: apt: problems fetching slink-proposed-updates
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From: Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk>

Package: apt
Version: 0.1.9

I wanted to point apt at the slink-proposed-updates.  So I tried this
in my sources.list (line break for readability):

deb ftp://ftp.mcc.ac.uk/pub/linux/distributions/Debian/dists \
  slink-proposed-updates/

That found the Packages file but not the packages, whereas

deb ftp://ftp.mcc.ac.uk/pub/linux/distributions/Debian \
  slink-proposed-updates/

found the packages but not the package file.

I think there maybe something a tiny bit wrong when it comes to
deciding whether to put a "dists" in the path or not.

   Julian

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