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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
 /etc/apt/sources.list automatically.

 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.

 mmm :)

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