On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 11:17:16AM +0100, Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists wrote: > On Fri, 11 Jan 2002 email@example.com wrote: > > deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free > > deb ftp://sunsite.cnlab-switch.ch/mirror/debian unstable main contrib non-free > 1) and 2) are the same but you are mixing two mirrors. What for? Use only > one and then you should be offered a more consistent package choice. If > you are using 1) and 2) simultaneously than you can end up in strange > situations where you install stuff from 2) that depends on stuff that is > overwritten by 1) etc. How exactly do you expect that to happen? apt supports multiple sources for the same package perfectly well - by default it will simply go with the highest version avaliable. If you point at two repositories one of which is not a Debian mirror you might get into trouble but otherwise nothing bad will happen (except for a bit of wasted bandwidth downloading two copies of the Packages files). -- "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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