Re: xfree-188.8.131.52 packages
That's what I ended up doing. I d/l'd everything and installed it.
Everything seems to be fine, but I wan't to know why apt was acting
On Thu, Feb 25, 1999 at 03:01:50PM -0700, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> I had no problem...but I did it a bit different...I dl'd the ones i needed
> and dpkg -i *.deb 'd them. But they work and X is happy.
> On Thu, Feb 25, 1999 at 03:52:36PM -0500, Jonathan Tomer wrote:
> > i'm trying to get the xfree86 184.108.40.206 packages that vincent renardias
> > provided (i need them for my display, and i'd rather use the debianized
> > version than the upstream version (which i've had since it was released)),
> > and i'm having some problems:
> > (a) how do i tell apt that the Packages.gz is at
> > http://master.debian.org/~vincent/Packages.gz , but the packages themselves
> > are at http://master.debian.org/~vincent/xfree-220.127.116.11/*.deb? (the Packages
> > file does have xfree-18.104.22.168/ prepended to the locations of the packages).
> > (b) when i give up on trying to have apt download things and get all the
> > debs manually, organize them in my home dir, and tell apt to look there, it
> > says the file size is wrong. dpkg chokes on a broken pipe from gzip. were
> > the debs mangled during upload? download (they *seemed* fine...)? by
> > apt/dpkg? has anyone else had this problem?
> > TIA, HAND,
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