On Thursday 27 of August 2020 17:13:46 William Morder via trinity-users
> On Thursday 27 August 2020 08:05:17 Sl�vek Banko wrote:
> > On Thursday 27 of August 2020 16:40:40 William Morder via
> > trinity-users
> > wrote:
> > > Okay guys, so I am stumped and confuzzled.
> > >
> > > I just did an upgrade to Devuan Beowulf (= Debian Buster), and
> > > everything went fine; except once up and running, I couldn't
> > > download more than a few of Trinity's packages.
> > >
> > > After trying different repositories, and playing with my sources
> > > list, I managed to do just a bit better, then I saved the day with
> > > some extreme voodoo using about config [*I meant to say, apt-get*
> > > ... writing on auto-pilot] (scrolling through the manpages to find
> > > something that work). I ended up getting enough the Trinity packages
> > > to download by using --ignore-hold and dselect-upgrade options. I
> > > even searched out the links to deb packages on the developers'
> > > repositories, and downloaded them with wget, so that I could try
> > > forcing install using dpkg.
> > >
> > > Now at least (at last) I do have a working system which is a
> > > reasonable facsimile of my previous one, but it does seem like it
> > > ought to have been easier. For about the past three days now, I've
> > > lived in the command-line.
> > >
> > > Also I would like recommendations for a firewall that displays
> > > active connections and rules, etc., like the old Firestarter used to
> > > do. I catch all kinds of problems by noticing activity on my
> > > firewall, but now I cannot seem to find one that displays active
> > > connections, and Firestarter can no longer be hacked to make it work
> > > on a newer system.
> > >
> > > Thanks for any advice or comments,
> > >
> > > Bill
> > Hi Bill,
> > what problems do you observe? Do packages report incorrect size /
> > checksum after download? Or do you get a 404 response? Or something
> > else?
> > Lately, I've been seeing more often that probably due to a
> > malfunctioning transparent proxy somewhere at the provider, I'm
> > getting corrupted and apt lists or damaged packages. And I have to
> > download them repeatedly and repeatedly and... For such cases, it
> > usually helps me to set up apt to know that the broken proxy is in the
> > way:
> > Acquire::http::Pipeline-Depth "0";
> > Acquire::http::No-Cache=True;
> > Acquire::BrokenProxy=true;
> > Cheers
> Ordinarily I would always use a proxy -- and have no problems at all --
> but tork-trinity, tor, etc., are some of the packages that will not
> The packages are listed when I do apt-cache search, etc., but then when
> I tried to download, it would ask for dependencies that seemed like they
> were for Bullseye. So then I tried using Sid, Bullseye, unstable, etc.,
> but finally went back to vanilla Devuan Beowulf, and Buster for the
> Trinity repositories. When I ran Jessie, I would always use your PSB
> repo, and now I also have tried PTB repo, but it kept saying I needed
> 11.0 Buster packages. So I went back to the Trinity ppa repo (I believe
> it's Tim's or a mirror thereof), along with vanilla Devuan (pkgmaster,
> etc.), and then I played with dpkg and apt-get as already described.
> Now it's working, but I still have problems finding or downloading
> packages, even though I see them listed.
I remember seeing package availability issues when I wanted to prepare
build-root for Devuan Chimaera. There were exclusively Devuan apt sources
and for me it seemed that there was some broken state of the merge process
of the Debian + Devuan packages on Devuan side. I didn't try to examine it
in more detail - I didn't want to waste time - and I put it off until