Problem with libcupsys2

Brian Murray brian at
Mon Jun 2 20:29:57 BST 2008

On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 07:58:00PM +0100, Toby Smithe wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 7:51 PM, James Westby <jw+debian at> wrote:
> > If you see 403 errors it is one of the rare cases that
> > an upload severely breaks many users systems, and it is
> > a safety measure to limit the number of people that
> > install the upload.
> I'm not sure what the status of this is, as I haven't encountered the
> situation in a while, but previously when 403 errors were issued, I
> had people coming to me in bafflement. update-manager didn't seem to
> give a potential explanation for the error (and there is surely very
> little chance it could be anything else). Perhaps an explanation could
> be added to save users' confusion?

I also recall a fair number of bug reports regarding 403 errors when a
package has been removed from the archive and think a notification in
update-manager would be helpful.

Brian Murray                                       
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