Re: .deb packages for SGI/Linux
On Tue, Feb 08, 2000 at 12:23:10PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 01, 2000 at 03:39:16PM +0000, Jason Mesker wrote:
> > > Is there anywhere that I could score the .deb packages that were
> > > created thus far? Off of oss.sgi.com I find a link but it's dead. I
> > > would be willing to host an ftp for some .deb packages also. If anyone
> > > has any of these packages please let me know, I will setup an ftp for
> > > them so maybe we can get this development going again. Also if anybody
> > > is interested in useing my Indy to develop on please let me know also,
> > > I have no problem with giving out shells to people that want to work on
> > > the project. Thanks.
> > There is already an apt-gettable area of ready packages at
> > ftp.rfc822.org/pub/local/debian/debian/
> Unfortunately apt-get doesn't work for me:
> Reading Package Lists... Error!
> E: msync
> E: Problem opening
> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
> root %
Sorry - My fault - It seems there are broken debs ....
(root@source)/tmp# ar x bash_2.02.1-1.8_mips.deb
ar: bash_2.02.1-1.8_mips.deb: Malformed archive
Following files are broken and have been removed:
Now dpkg-scanpackages works again ...
There are currently no packages in contrib/binary-mips and
non-free/binary-mips so probably you get an error there too.
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