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tallship 06-13-2011 02:02 AM

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

Code:

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


Code:

Length: 198 (unauthoritative)
I did my

Code:

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

Thanks,

Alien Bob 06-13-2011 05:29 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.

Eric

tallship 06-13-2011 05:41 AM

Kewl :)

Thanks Eric!


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