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Re: apt-proxy error

On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Bob Proulx wrote:

> Chris Halls <chris.halls@gmx.de> [2002-08-05 09:49:31 +0200]:
> > On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 10:57:11AM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> > > You are wanting non-free.  I do not believe Debian apt-proxy will have
> > > a configuration for non-free by default.  It's against the DFSG, after
> > > all.
> > 
> > apt-proxy is agnostic, actually.  non-free is just an archive section,
> > specified in sources.list.  Whether you pick a backend that has non-free
> > depends on which backend you use for /debian/.  You do not need to set up a
> > seperate backend.
> Hmm... I did not save the original config file.  But I know that I had
> to add to the default configuration in order for it to work for all of
> my sources.  I was pretty sure non-free was one of them.  I think
> contrib was the other.  I would need to install it fresh upon a clean
> box and see what the default configuration file gives you.

Having just been installing woody, I can say that the install _asks_
whether you want to include non-free and contrib; if you say yes, they're


Patrick Wiseman
Linux user #17943

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