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RE: Bug#55820: apt grossly misestimates download

OK, what more information do you need?

Considering that I sat in front of the computer as it listed files it was
downloading, and that it went through them slowly (I have a modem), I think
your statement that "there certainly is no more downloading going on" is off
base.  Certainly closing a bug because you think it can't happen isn't good

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Gunthorpe [mailto:jgg@ualberta.ca]
> Sent: Friday, January 21, 2000 11:16 AM
> To: Ross Boylan; 55820@bugs.debian.org
> Cc: APT Development Team
> Subject: Re: Bug#55820: apt grossly misestimates download
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2000, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > Either here, or a later apt-get, apt says it needs to download
> n files, m
> > megabytes.
> > It shows a progress meter, which proceeds to 99% and then disappears.
> > Files keep download for quite awhile (and number of files) thereafter.
> You must be mistaking something else for 'downloading' because after that
> progress meter is erased there certainly is no more donwloading going on.
> Without more information I am going to close this bug..
> Jason

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