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tallship 06-13-2011 03:02 AM

Slack VPS - slackpkg - unathoritative...
I just noticed lines like the following when doing a


# slackpkg install slackware
On a VPS with a (very) minimal Slackware template.


Length: 198 (unauthoritative)
I did my


# slackpkg update ; slackpkg update gpg
first, so I was kinda wondering why I was getting that from packages being installed from the "carrol" mirror.


Alien Bob 06-13-2011 06:29 AM

The word "unauthoritative" is a status message from the "wget" download tool when it downloads a file from the mirror. It has nothing to do with whether the download was successful or not - it only says that wget can not be certain that the advertized length (or better: the size) of the downloaded file is actually correct.

So there is nothing to worry about.


tallship 06-13-2011 06:41 AM

Kewl :)

Thanks Eric!

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