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0005561Kali Linux[All Projects] Feature Requestspublic2019-06-25 12:15
Reporterrhertzog Assigned Torhertzog  
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityN/A
Status assignedResolutionopen 
Product Version 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0005561: [REPOS] Repositories should use "Acquire-by-hash" to provide atomic updates
DescriptionWhen the release file contains "Acquire-By-Hash: yes", APT now tries to download the indices from an alternate path based on the checksums of each file, thus allowing multiple version of the metadata to co-exist and thus making atomic updates of repositories a reality.

Unfortunately, reprepro (that we use to manage our repositories) does not support that feature currently:
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=820660

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Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-06-24 12:41 rhertzog New Issue
2019-06-24 12:41 rhertzog Status new => assigned
2019-06-24 12:41 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2019-06-25 12:15 rhertzog Summary Repositories should use "Acquire-by-hash" to provide atomic updates => [REPOS] Repositories should use "Acquire-by-hash" to provide atomic updates