[Piuparts-devel] piuparts.conf: setting proxy (was: Re: Bug#701618: piuparts: master and slave should apply a timeout to fetching Packages files)

Dave Steele dsteele at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 03:10:17 UTC 2013

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 7:35 PM, Andreas Beckmann <anbe at debian.org> wrote:

> [moving to piuparts-devel@ as this has clearly left the bug's scope]
> On 2013-02-27 00:37, Dave Steele wrote:
> > It should be made clear that the use of a caching proxy can lead to
> > packagesdb seeing an inconsistent repository.
> How?
> Especially if -master, -slave, -report, *and* piuparts use the same proxy?

Not sure of the specifics. Perhaps e.g. a cached Packages file referring to
an as-yet-unaccessed package which has been deleted. I've had the whole
test environment break down using a generic cache.
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