Bug#206187: marked as done (apt-get update fails to get index package list and therefore does nothing) - Debian

This is a discussion on Bug#206187: marked as done (apt-get update fails to get index package list and therefore does nothing) - Debian ; Your message dated Wed, 3 Sep 2008 17:14:23 +0200 with message-id and subject line closing this 5 year old bug about a rootkit on someones computer :-) has caused the Debian Bug report #199653, regarding apt-get update fails to get ...

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  1. Bug#206187: marked as done (apt-get update fails to get index package list and therefore does nothing)


    Your message dated Wed, 3 Sep 2008 17:14:23 +0200
    with message-id <200809031714.23714.holger@layer-acht.org>
    and subject line closing this 5 year old bug about a rootkit on someones computer :-)
    has caused the Debian Bug report #199653,
    regarding apt-get update fails to get index package list and therefore does nothing
    to be marked as done.

    This means that you claim that the problem has been dealt with.
    If this is not the case it is now your responsibility to reopen the
    Bug report if necessary, and/or fix the problem forthwith.

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  2. Re: Bug#206187: marked as done (apt-get update fails to get index package list and therefore does nothing)

    Without more information, I would think the "Waited, for gzip but it wasn't
    there" message meant that gzip wasn't installed.

    "apt-get install gzip" should have fixed that, should it not?

    - Lawrence

    On Wednesday, September 3, 2008 12:51:07 pm Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
    > Waited, for gzip but it wasn't there




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  3. Re: Bug#206187: marked as done (apt-get update fails to get index package list and therefore does nothing)

    On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 01:03:58PM -0230, Lawrence Williams wrote:
    > Without more information, I would think the "Waited, for gzip but it wasn't
    > there" message meant that gzip wasn't installed.
    >
    > "apt-get install gzip" should have fixed that, should it not?


    Think again :-)

    Hint: man 5 deb

    Cheers,
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    Michael Schutte

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  4. Re: Bug#206187: marked as done (apt-get update fails to get index package list and therefore does nothing)

    Hi Lawrence,

    On Wednesday 03 September 2008 17:33, Lawrence Williams wrote:
    > Without more information, I would think the "Waited, for gzip but it wasn't
    > there" message meant that gzip wasn't installed.


    read the merged bugreport 199653.


    regards,
    Holger

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