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Re: unstable. How?

On Wed, 19 Nov 1997, Rick Hawkins wrote:

> > I just totally give up with this. Running debian 1.3.1 from CD but now I feel
> > I need to delve into unstable again (always happens). Thing is, unstable has
> > moved dir`s in the distribution and I`ll be damned if I can get the right
> > entries into dpkg-ftp to download from it. What paths do I put in? No matter
> > what do , either it can`t get the package file (once updated) or can`t find
> > the files I want to d`load.
> try /debian/hamm/hamm
> I couldn't find the symlink for unstable last night.  For that matter,
> dselect could get a listing of hamm when getting the list of availalbe
> files, but not when trying to install them.  I assume that I was logging
> inabout the same time as somethign was updating the site.

The symlink to unstable is in /debian/dists now. This is the new standard. 
Do not use 'hamm' in any argument you give dpkg-ftp. You don't have to and
it is not the proper way to do it.


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