I tried to update my Subversion Client und Squeeze with 1.7. Therefore I extended the "/etc/apt/sources.list" with

deb http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/ squeeze svn17

Downloaded their key from http://opensource.wandisco.com/wandisco-debian.gpg and added it to "apt-key".

But if i run now "apt-get update" I get some connection errors:

Get:1 http://opensource.wandisco.com squeeze Release.gpg [197 B]
Err http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/ squeeze/svn17 Translation-en
  Connection failed
Err http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/ squeeze/svn17 Translation-en_US
  Connection failed
Get:2 http://opensource.wandisco.com squeeze Release [2,693 B]
Ign http://opensource.wandisco.com squeeze/svn17 amd64 Packages
Err http://opensource.wandisco.com squeeze/svn17 amd64 Packages
  Connection failed
Fetched 2,890 B in 2s (1,269 B/s)
W: Failed to fetch http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/dists/squeeze/svn17/i18n/Translation-en.bz2      Connection failed

W: Failed to fetch http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/dists/squeeze/svn17/i18n/Translation-en_US.bz2  Connection failed

W: Failed to fetch http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/dists/squeeze/svn17/binary-amd64/Packages.gz  Connection failed

E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

As expected the database did not get any update and I can't upgrade the SVN client.

If I manually surf to http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/dists/squeeze/svn17 everything seems to be in place.

Why is the update failing?


This simple steps made it:

root@squeeze:~# wget -O - http://opensource.wandisco.com/wandisco-debian.gpg | apt-key add -
root@squeeze:~# apt-key list
pub   1024D/3BBF077A 2010-02-18
uid                  WANdisco (http://WANdisco.com - We Make Software Happen...) 
sub   2048g/955DA6AA 2010-02-18
root@squeeze:~# aptitude update && aptitude install subversion
root@squeeze:~# svn --version
svn, version 1.7.9 (r1462340)
   compiled Apr 25 2013, 14:44:34

Copyright (C) 2013 The Apache Software Foundation.
This software consists of contributions made by many people; see the NOTICE
file for more information.
Subversion is open source software, see http://subversion.apache.org/

The following repository access (RA) modules are available:

* ra_neon : Module for accessing a repository via WebDAV protocol using Neon.
  - handles 'http' scheme
  - handles 'https' scheme
* ra_svn : Module for accessing a repository using the svn network protocol.
  - with Cyrus SASL authentication
  - handles 'svn' scheme
* ra_local : Module for accessing a repository on local disk.
  - handles 'file' scheme

So, Works For Me (TM).

  • I did exactly this, and end up by the aptitude update with the same problem. :( – Tobias May 19 '13 at 9:58
  • No proxy is defined. Even when I try to get the files from my client pc it's not working, because there is no i18n folder, which is expected. – Tobias May 22 '13 at 7:09
  • Yes the update has no errors. – Tobias May 22 '13 at 7:21
  • subversion is already installed in version 1.6: aptitude install subversion No packages will be installed, upgraded, or removed. 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 16 not upgraded. Need to get 0 B of archives. After unpacking 0 B will be used. – Tobias May 22 '13 at 7:58
  • the update also seems to have problems: Get:1 opensource.wandisco.com squeeze Release.gpg [197 B] Err opensource.wandisco.com/debian squeeze/svn17 Translation-en Connection failed Err opensource.wandisco.com/debian squeeze/svn17 Translation-en_US Connection failed Get:2 opensource.wandisco.com squeeze Release [2,693 B] Ign opensource.wandisco.com squeeze/svn17 amd64 Packages Err opensource.wandisco.com squeeze/svn17 amd64 Packages Connection failed – Tobias May 24 '13 at 14:44

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