Package version differences between 14.04.4 iso and repo that apt-mirror downloaded

Russell Jones russell-list at
Fri Jun 10 14:00:36 UTC 2016

Yep that was the issue. I knew it was something simple ;)

Thank you!

On 6/10/2016 1:13 AM, Tom H wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 3:16 PM, Russell Jones <russell-list at> wrote:
>> I am a bit new to Ubuntu administration (I'm a Redhat guy), and have been
>> working on a project for automated PXE installation of Ubuntu nodes.
>> I ran into a strange issue where the gcc-4.8 version that is included with
>> the latest 14.04.4 iso download differs from what apt-mirror gave me when I
>> told it to mirror the "trusty" repo. Example:
>>  From the iso:
>> [root at server main]# find . -name \*gcc-4.8\*
>> ./g/gcc-4.8
>> ./g/gcc-4.8/gcc-4.8_4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1_amd64.deb
>> ./g/gcc-4.8/gcc-4.8-base_4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1_amd64.deb
>> ./g/gcc-4.8/libgcc-4.8-dev_4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1_amd64.deb
>>  From the mirrored repo (shortened with just the base package as there's a
>> lot of extras since it's the full repo):
>> [root at repo pool]# find . -name \*gcc-4.8\* | grep base
>> ./main/g/gcc-4.8/gcc-4.8-base_4.8.2-19ubuntu1_amd64.deb
>> The iso was downloaded at the same time the repository was mirrored with
>> apt-mirror.
>> So my question is 2 fold I guess,
>> 1) Why is the GCC version newer in the iso?
>> 2) Why did telling apt-mirror to mirror the "Trusty" repository not grab the
>> 4.8.4 version?
> gcc-4.8-base_4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.3_amd64.deb is in the
> "trusty-security" suite. Have you mirrored it?
> In CentOS terms, it's like mirroring the "[base]" and "[updates]" repos.
> (Ubuntu also has a "trusty-updates" suite.)

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