update-manager dropped from repository; friendly update method?

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Sat Nov 6 12:12:44 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 06, 2010 at 04:34:12PM +0800, Delan Azabani wrote:
> On 06/11/10 16:27, YunQiang Su wrote:
> > did you use a well-maintained rep?
> > 
> > or did you update metadata?
> I'm using archive.ubuntu.com. Oddly, update-manager has come back and
> the 'removal' is gone. Sorry for the noise. What could cause this on the
> *main* package server?

A failed download of the package list to your computer, perhaps?

Curiously, I've update-manager 1:0.142.21, which is newer than the
latest version in maverick-updates, 1:0.142.20.  How did I get it?
Was it included in maverick-proposed at some point?

Marius Gedminas
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        -- Andrew Hume
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