Re: apt-get source picks the wrong repository
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 10:20:19PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> I can't believe that it would be a problem, as I imagine your
> /etc/apt/preferences would cause an error, but do you have a "stable"
> line in your /etc/apt/sources.list?
> all i can say is that's weird
Yes, I regularly get new packages, and they always come from stable
(obviously, since I put a pin-priority of 1001). It seems like a bug, but I
don't even want to report it unless it is reproducible, that's just wasting
deb-src http://ftp3.nrc.ca/debian/ stable main contrib non-free
Maintainer: Clint Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Build-Depends: sharutils, libc6-dev-s390x [s390], libc6-dev-sparc64 [sparc],
ia32-libs-dev [amd64], amd64-libs-dev [i386] | lib6-dev-amd64 [i386],
libc6-dev-ppc64 [powerpc], libc6-dev-powerpc [ppc64], lib64gcc1 [i386], po4a
cac5f2f495e3cb8bd73106bd83ba5b91 707 fakeroot_1.5.6.dsc
4f26b43c57de53e05ce2c47cf525f1c6 980208 fakeroot_1.5.6.tar.gz
So wait... why is the fakeroot source package in there 1.5.6? In stable, I get:
$ dpkg --status fakeroot
Does Debian have source packages that don't match the binary in the stable
release? I sure hope not.