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Re: Updates for powerpc

On Sat, 2001-09-08 at 16:55, Bjoern Berg wrote:
> On Samstag, 8. September 2001 16:47  Ethan Benson wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 08, 2001 at 03:59:09PM +0200, Bjoern Berg wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I was looking for updates on the Debian-Distribution. Especially I'm
> > > looking for newer versions of Xfree and PPP. Where can I found
> > > ready-to-use-compiled Debian-Packages?
> > > In sid I only found i386 packages and not for powerpc. The packages
> > > should be able to download without apt.
> >
> > XFree 4.1.0-5 was just uploaded to sid yesterday. before that we had
> > 4.1.0-4, i don't know why you think this is so old.
> No, that's not what I said. I'm looking for an URL where I found actual 
> debian-packages. I don't want to download with apt, because at the moment it 
> is not possible for me!

Do yourself a favour and don't download and install packages manually.
APT does a much better job at that than anyone can. If you can't use it
directly, look at something like apt-zip.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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