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Re: xorg-x11 6.8.2.dfsg.1-4 Packages Not Found

On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 06:54:53AM -0400, Tom Allison wrote:
> Marc Wilson wrote:
> >On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 12:26:15AM -0400, Robert James Kaes wrote:
> >
> >>Thanks.  I added those lines, did an apt-get update and then my apt-get
> >>dselect-upgrade.  The required files all came in, but they came in from
> >>the http://http.us.debian.org address.  Can you explain why the files
> >>would come in now with those added mirror lines, but from a server that
> >>failed prior to those lines being added?
> >
> >
> >Because http.us.debian.org is a round-robin DNS, referring to several
> >mirrors, and you were iterating through them all until you actually found
> >one that had all the packages you wanted.
> >
> ><sigh> Just another unstable user that can't be bothered to read
> >debian-devel-announce, where it was announced that ftp-master was in search
> >of new hosting, and therefore mirrors are not updating.
> >
> Oh wow...  I guess I'm even worse than you.
> I didn't realize that there were xorg packages in Debian yet.
> It was my understanding that this might not be for a while because of a 
> decision to not switch to X.org until they had finished some major 
> redesign of their software.  I guess that's changed?

I think the major thing that held it up was the sarge code freeze.
Not that sarge is stable, the dam is bust on testing and unstable.

Expect a lot of pent-up changes to appear soon.

-- hendrik

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