Bug#218760: acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#218760: apt-get update doesn't check timestamps on already loaded "unstable" package files)
On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 10:06:18PM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > 2) i use ftp:// not http://.
> Er that's a rather significant revelation.
oops, sorry, i thought that the original report included my
i kinda _like_ ftp servers for getting files but am rapidly
changing my mind.
> Unlike http severs, ftp servers are broken in every imaginable way. I have
> no idea what ftp.uk.debian.org uses and wouldn't be at all surprised if
> something like this was wrong.