[Aptitude-devel] Bug#708345: aptitude: Aptitude fails to download changelogs for many packages

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Wed May 15 10:11:47 UTC 2013

Control: tags -1 - confirmed

On 15 May 2013 17:30, Daniel Hartwig <mandyke at gmail.com> wrote:
> For a long time changelogs are accessible under
> http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/.  As indicated by the new PTS
> links these are now under
> http://ftp-master.metadata.debian.org/changelogs/ and, unfortunately,
> not using a compatible path.  Had the paths been compatible you could
> workaround by setting Apt::Changelogs::Server in apt.conf.
> As the structure of the old URIs is hardcoded in many places,
> hopefully the old paths will be setup to redirect soon.

See <http://lists.debian.org/debian-www/2013/05/msg00004.html>.

> Anyway, confirming as path construction in aptitude must be fixed.

Deconfirming for the moment, until the situation stabalizes and it is
decided which should be the canonical URI.

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