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Re: Slink [was: Re: Debian Hamm & Dselect]

In article <Pine.A32.3.93.980401184955.40912A-100000@navajo.gate.net>, Scott Ellis <storm@gate.net> writes:

> On 1 Apr 1998, William R Ward wrote:
>> "Andreas Mueck \(Stud.93\)" <a.mueck@physik.uni-halle.de> writes:
>> > > Is it ok to set dselect to use the package files in /debian/hamm/ yet? 
>> > > I was using /debian/dists/unstable before now, and I noticed the other
>> > > day that my package list went to nothing.
>> > 
>> > hamm is now dists/frozen, the new 'unstable'-version is slink.
>> I noticed this too.  However the 'slink' version seems incomplete.
>> What is the current status of the unstable version?

> Simple.  Slink doesn't currently duplicate anything that is in hamm.  Set
> dselect or whatever to look in dists/frozen and dists/unstable if you want
> stuff specifically from slink.

How do I do that?  There is only one each of 'main', 'non-free', and
'contrib', and only one Packages file for each.  Is there a way to get
a Packages file that covers hamm with the changes from slink?  Or
should I just stick with hamm for now?


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