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Re: is apt working?

On Sat, Oct 07, 2000 at 07:06:16PM -0700, jc wrote:
> [snip]
> In sources.list I am using lines like:
> deb
> ftp://ftp.eecs.umich.edu/pub/linux/debian/dists/sid/main/binary-hurd-i386/
> Ugh, well that is supposed to be one line, but this
> web based email .. well it sucks. /me to real email
> soon. Anyway, if I want to do something like
> deb ftp://ftpsite/debian sid main/binary-hurd-i386
> does that even make sense? I don't understand how the
> distribution carries over to the hurd. Until I do I
> am just going to use the full pathname..

You should be able to use something like:

  deb ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian woody main contrib
  deb ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/hurd/debian unstable main

modulus your favorite mirror.  No reason to mention sid or


Steve Bowman  <sbowman@frostwork.net> (preferred)
Buckeye, AZ   <sbowman@goodnet.com> <bowmanc@acm.org>

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