weird lunar update problem

Sebastien Cereze scereze at
Thu Mar 6 08:21:25 GMT 2003

It 's definitly come from the XP cache. Trying to slove that but no clue for
Would like to get rid of it but it's not my computer :-)

Still having the same problem. Lunar update this morning try to replace my
xfree4.3 by xfree4.2
Again, i replace manually the moonbase.

Ready to start a fight with windows now



----- Original Message -----
From: "Auke Kok" <auke.kok at>
To: "Lunar Linux Mailing List! (all are welcome)" <lunar at>
Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 3:24 AM
Subject: Re: weird lunar update problem

> On Wed, 2003-03-05 at 03:09, Sebastien Cereze wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> >
> > I wanted to upgrade today to get the new Xfree when i realised that I
> > have a little trouble to update.
> > I am running a laptop that access internet through a lan connection.
> > The computer hosting the connection is based on Windows XP with adsl.
> >
> > My problem is when i run lunar update, it's downloading an old
> > moonbase. Curiously the name of the moonbase is always one day later
> > than the current day (moonbase20030306.bz2 for the 05 march 2003 for
> > example).
> Your system time of your laptop is wrong. Lunar tags the moonbase it
> downloads by converting the systems time to UTC as an internal handle.
> in any case this does not really matter, since the file that is
> downloaded is named 'moonbase.tar.bz2', which has no date in the
> filename. You will therefore always download the latest moonbase, unless
> in the stage the http cache of your XP box goofs up.
> But then again, that XP box should be running lunar anyways ;^)
> In short: your moonbases are up-to-date. It is in fact impossible to
> download an old moonbase from !!!
> sofar
> --
> Auke Kok <auke.kok at>
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