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Re: Unofficial repositories on 'debian' domains

On 12-03-05 at 04:32pm, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 09:49:18PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > On 03/05/2012 08:51 PM, Salvo Tomaselli wrote:
> > >> But I've seen multiple instances of this issue over the years, on 
> > >> both desktop and server side.
> > >>
> > > You added debian-multimedia in a server system? If i were you i 
> > > would start by blaming myself for the problems.
> > > 
> > Not me, my customer, and because they needed codecs to encode, which 
> > wasn't available in Debian.
> In other words, if not for Christian Marillat's work, your customer 
> would either be unable to do this on Debian, or, assuming enough 
> technical knowledge, have to beat upstream packages into working.

...or use another source which plays nicer with Debian, e.g. 

> Which shows that this service is valuable after all, even if it has 
> some kinks.  Which kinks mostly boil down to s/lenny/squeeze/ on d-m.o 
> sources when you're doing s/lenny/squeeze/ on the rest -- a reasonable 
> thing to do during upgrade.

No, that would only be the case if d-m.o played nice with Debian, which 
in fact it does not.

 - Jonas

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