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Re: [SLUG] Further to the deadly authentication.
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Further to the deadly authentication.
- From: Mary Gardiner <mary@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 18:48:23 +1000
- User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)
On Thu, May 22, 2008, Martin Visser wrote:
> My guess is that the mirror process works alphabettically through the
> tree, hence .../ubuntu/dists/<release> /main/<arch> /Packages.* gets
> mirrored before .../ubuntu/pool/main/<dir> /*.deb does. Hence there is
> a pretty good chance you will be trying to update packages that aren't
> available yet.
Ubuntu advises mirrors to sync twice: first the packages and then second
the package listing: