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Re: repository 'debports' help needed

On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 5:06 AM, Alexander Batischev <eual.jp@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 05, 2011 at 05:02:34PM -0700, Paul E Condon wrote:
>> 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.

Are you using x86? You might want to point out to the maintainer(s)
that x86 was forgotten in the upload before adding another repo to
your install.

>From http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/g/gdm3/

[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_amd64.deb	03-Mar-2011 21:32 	1.6M	
[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_armel.deb	04-Mar-2011 17:32 	1.6M	
[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_kfreebsd-amd64.deb	04-Mar-2011 19:47 	1.6M	
[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_kfreebsd-i386.deb	04-Mar-2011 19:47 	1.5M	
[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_mips.deb	05-Mar-2011 08:40 	1.6M	
[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_mipsel.deb	04-Mar-2011 23:02 	1.6M	
[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_powerpc.deb	04-Mar-2011 13:47 	1.6M	
[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_s390.deb	04-Mar-2011 13:48 	1.6M	
[ ]	gdm3_2.30.5-8_sparc.deb	04-Mar-2011 00:32 	1.6M

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