Hardy Alpha-4 jockey-gtk

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Mon Feb 4 11:13:46 UTC 2008

On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 12:01:15PM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Richard Mancusi [2008-02-03  8:25 -0600]:
> > The problem cannot be reported:
> > This is not a genuine Ubuntu package
> The problem here is that the live file system does not have a valid
> Release file, which python-apt could use to determine the origin of a
> package. Thus a freshly installed system has the same problem until
> the daily apt-get update cronjob kicks in and fetches it from the
> network.
> Michael and I think that the best fix would be to put a valid Release
> file into the live system.

I agree that there should certainly be a Release file in
/var/lib/apt/lists. We run 'apt-get update' from livecd-rootfs (after
clearing out previous contents of /var/lib/apt/lists to ensure there's
no cruft); shouldn't this be enough? I'm sure it used to be.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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