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Re: debian user vs. browser plug-ins

On November 30, 2002 07:27 pm, Travis Crump wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 05:53:55PM -0800, Leo Spalteholz wrote:
> >>On November 30, 2002 03:56 pm, vasco figueiredo wrote:
> >>>you can add
> >>>
> >>>deb http://marillat.free.fr/ stable main
> >>>
> >>>to /etc/apt/sources.list
> >>>and do
> >>>
> >>># apt-get install mplayer
> >>
> >>I've never gotten this to work.. In my sources I have:
> >>deb http://marillat.free.fr/ testing main
> >
> > You can't reliably just make up a distribution, especially not
> > for non-Debian sources. Try either 'stable' or 'unstable' instead
> > of 'testing'.
> He appears to have fixed it now, but not that long ago, Christian
> had on his website that 'deb http://marillat.free.fr/ testing main'
> was the correct source.list line if you wanted testing packages
> even though their were no packages in that archive[or at least from
> what I could determine the only thing in the archive was w32codecs]
> so the poster wasn't necessarily just making up a distribution. 
> Though as I said, the website no longer claims that a testing
> archive exists.

Aha!  Yeah I got that link when the website still said testing.

thanks, it works now with stable.


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