[maemo-users] the hell of Maemo repos

From: Shivkumar Chandrasekaran shiv at ece.ucsb.edu
Date: Sat Nov 22 02:31:43 EET 2008
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Ryan Abel wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2008, at 7:15 PM, Shivkumar Chandrasekaran wrote:
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>>> I always have to make a minimum of three
>>>> attempts to
>>>> update the package lists before it finally goes through.
>>> Then something's wrong with your internet, your tablet, or wrong with
>>> the repositories you've added to your catalog. I haven't had a failed
>>> refresh in a long time.
>> This happens to me all the time too on my 770. So I have kept upgrading
>> my OS. Now I am on the latest hacker's edition for 770 and I still keep
>> running into it. It could be a problem on my end, but this happens
>> consistently on 3 different networks, so I wonder if the problem is with
>> the 770.
> Check the repositories you have in your catalog, the likely story is
> that one of them is gone for good.
> Actually, the Application Manager lies. Even though it says the old list
> is still being used, it actually means that the old list is still being
> used for the repositories that failed to refresh. The repositories that
> did refresh successfully will have the updates catalogs.
> -- 
> Ryan Abel
> Maemo Community Council chair

Good to know. Thanks!

- --shiv--

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