repository 'debports' help needed
Long ago, well before Squeeze became stable, I supmitted a bug report
on a package in Squeeze/testing. The fix didn't make it into the
released version, but a few days ago I got an email saying a fixed
version was available in sid/unstable. Only, when I looked it wasn't
actually in unstable. It was instead in a repository called 'debports'.
I need help in setting up apt/aptitude to let me install this package.
This (I think) involves a line in /etc/apt/sources.list mentioning
'debports' . Some lines in a file /etc/apt/preferences. And, something
in a directory, /etc/apt/apt.conf.d Or, perhaps /etc/apt/preferences.d
The package at issue is gdm3. I feel obligated to at least look at
it, since the fix seems to have been something relatively difficult,
in that it seemed to involve papering over a major design f---up in
So what must I put in the various magic places in /etc/apt so that I
can install this special gdm3 using aptitude?
Paul E Condon