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Martin F. Krafft Open Source Press / No Starch Press ISBN 3-937514-07-4 / 1-593270-69-0
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Wrong regular expressions in refresh_pattern (page 251)

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Reported on: 2005-10-06

In chapter 5. The Debian package management system on page 251:

The mysteries of LaTeX have caused the fifth and sixth line of the squid.conf file snippet to be falsely printed. In the fifth line, instead of the underlined parenthesis and 't' and 'g' characters, escaped periods should have appeared. In the sixth line, the wrapping was messed up:

refresh_pattern \.(u?deb|dsc|changes|(orig\.tar|diff)\.gz)$ 14400 20% 2592000
refresh_pattern ((Packages|Sources)(\.(gz|bz2))?|Release(\.gpg)?)$ 14300 20% 14400
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Linux User & Developer, February 2006, p. 93f.: The Debian System does a great job in sticking very closely to a tight remit, and only covering generic areas such as networking and security where the Debian way impacts on configuration.

 
 

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