Access denied (403) when trying to fetch security updates for Dapper

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sat Nov 17 15:57:59 GMT 2007

On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 11:24:07AM -0400, Cody A.W. Somerville wrote:
> It seems like there has been a lot of complaints about how the
> update-manager handles the 403 error. Considering the only time the 403
> would normally occur is this situation, maybe the update manager could be
> smarter about it?

We should never have to do this; there are some shortcomings in the
infrastructure which currently require some manual hacking in situations
like this.  There is work in progress to improve that.

 - mdz

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