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Old 03-03-2009, 01:40 PM   #1
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Having problems downloading packages with special characters


I'm having problems for downloading packages with special characters.

Ex: When download language-pack-es it has the name in /var/cache/apt/archives

I create the Packages.gz with:
dpkg-scanpackages . /dev/null |gzip -9c > Packages.gz

The problem is in the client which tries to update the package.

After the update, when trying to upgrade, it says that it can't find the package. If I try with wget, it says
wget ""
says it doesn't existe,
but if i replace % by %25, it can be downloaded:
wget ""

The problem is that the Packages.gz has the name without %25 and then it's not found.

How can I solve the problem?



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