Re: repository 'debports' help needed
On 20110306_081227, Tom H wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 5:06 AM, Alexander Batischev <email@example.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
Paul E Condon