[Bug 1001209] Re: When connected to a network with a catch-all HTTP filter, apt-get update corrupts the package lists
boxjunk at hotmail.co.uk
Tue Sep 25 15:27:57 UTC 2012
See also Bug #1001209
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When connected to a network with a catch-all HTTP filter, apt-get
update corrupts the package lists
Status in “apt” package in Ubuntu:
I need to log on through a webpage before I can access the internet on some networks.
Before that all HTTP requests are forwarded to a log-on page.
When apt-get update is being run in the background before this log-on
has happened, it will corrupt the package lists with this log-on page.
I need to manually remove multiple files in /var/lib/apt/lists/ then
before I can rerun apt-get update.
When apt-get update gets invalid data, it should not corrupt its
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: apt 0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10
Uname: Linux 3.4.0-rc5-drm-intel-test-20120511 x86_64
Date: Fri May 18 13:33:45 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120204)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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