Debian Bug report logs - #616489
don't download the seven megabytes if it will only end up in "hash sums mismatch" please

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Package: apt; Maintainer for apt is APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>; Source for apt is src:apt.

Reported by: jidanni@jidanni.org

Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 21:39:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: moreinfo

Merged with 616064, 624122

Found in versions apt/0.8.11.5, apt/0.8.14.1

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#616489; Package apt. (Fri, 04 Mar 2011 21:39:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>. (Fri, 04 Mar 2011 21:39:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: jidanni@jidanni.org
To: submit@bugs.debian.org
Subject: don't download the seven megabytes if it will only end up in "hash sums mismatch" please
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 05:35:02 +0800
Package: apt
Version: 0.8.11.5

This is so silly.

It downloads a full 7 megabytes.

Only to discover the hash sums mismatch.

What a waste of time.

It happens so often these days.

# apt-get update
Ign http://emacs.naquadah.org unstable/ InRelease
Hit http://emacs.naquadah.org unstable/ Release.gpg
Ign http://mozilla.debian.net experimental InRelease
Hit http://emacs.naquadah.org unstable/ Release
Hit http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental InRelease
Hit http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable InRelease
Hit http://emacs.naquadah.org unstable/ Packages
Get:1 http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/main i386 Packages [557 kB]
Hit http://mozilla.debian.net experimental Release.gpg
Hit http://mozilla.debian.net experimental Release
Hit http://mozilla.debian.net experimental/iceweasel-4.0 i386 Packages
Ign http://emacs.naquadah.org unstable/ Translation-en
Ign http://mozilla.debian.net experimental/iceweasel-4.0 TranslationIndex
Ign http://mozilla.debian.net experimental/iceweasel-4.0 Translation-en
Hit http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/contrib i386 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/non-free i386 Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/contrib TranslationIndex
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/main TranslationIndex
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/non-free TranslationIndex
Get:2 http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable/main i386 Packages [6,998 kB]
Hit http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable/contrib i386 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable/non-free i386 Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable/contrib TranslationIndex
Hit http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable/main TranslationIndex
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable/non-free TranslationIndex
Hit http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/contrib i386 Packages
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/contrib Translation-en
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/main Translation-en
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org experimental/non-free Translation-en
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable/contrib Translation-en
Ign http://ftp.tw.debian.org unstable/non-free Translation-en
Fetched 7,555 kB in 2min 34s (48.8 kB/s)
W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/ftp.tw.debian.org_debian_dists_experimental_main_binary-i386_Packages  Hash Sum mismatch

W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/ftp.tw.debian.org_debian_dists_unstable_main_binary-i386_Packages  Hash Sum mismatch

E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.




Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#616489; Package apt. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 12:54:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to jidanni@jidanni.org:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 12:54:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at 616489@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: jidanni@jidanni.org
To: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
Cc: 616489@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: cdn.debian.net as a project service?
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 20:52:36 +0800
>>>>> "JV" == James Vega <jamessan@debian.org> writes:

JV> As for #616489, that doesn't make any sense.  How can apt know the hash sums
JV> don't match if it hasn't downloaded the file in order to compute the hash sum
JV> for comparison?

I don't know. All I know is it also seems to happen at ftp.us.debian.org too.
W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_experimental_main_binary-i386_Packages  Hash Sum mismatch

W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_unstable_main_binary-i386_Packages  Hash Sum mismatch




Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#616489; Package apt. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 13:03:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to jidanni@jidanni.org:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 13:03:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #15 received at 616489@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: jidanni@jidanni.org
To: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
Cc: 616489@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: cdn.debian.net as a project service?
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 20:58:58 +0800
...and when it happens it takes out apt's index files for several hours
# apt-cache policy coreutils
coreutils:
  Installed: 8.5-1
  Candidate: 8.5-1
  Version table:
 *** 8.5-1 0
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status




Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#616489; Package apt. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 16:12:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to jidanni@jidanni.org:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 16:12:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #20 received at 616489@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: jidanni@jidanni.org
To: 616489@bugs.debian.org
Subject: manual workaround
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 00:10:11 +0800
So one removes ftp.us.debian.org_debian_dists_unstable_main_i18n_Index
etc. and starts apt-get update again as a manual workaround.




Forcibly Merged 616064 616489 624122. Request was from David Kalnischkies <kalnischkies+debian@gmail.com> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:00:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Added tag(s) unreproducible and moreinfo. Request was from David Kalnischkies <kalnischkies+debian@gmail.com> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:00:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Removed tag(s) unreproducible. Request was from Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Fri, 06 May 2011 23:27:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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