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Re: iceweasel 4 on squeeze?

On 2011-03-24 04:03:27 Ken Heard wrote:
>Steven Sciame wrote:
>> This is confusing.  There is 'backports.debian.org' and
>> 'mozilla.debian.net'. Both use squeeze-backports in sources.list.
>> apt-get install -t squeeze-backports iceweasel, on my box,  points to
>> backports.debian.net, I haven't added the mozilla.debian.net to my sources
>> yet as this would be two squeeze-backports options. Do they work
>> together?
>I am not sure about this, but I seem to remember fro somewhere that
>which backports repository apt-get/aptitude will use to find a given
>package depends on the order they are listed in sources.list.

The ordering only matters when the same package name *and version* are 
available from multiple sources.

In fact, it is more subtle than that, involving the priority system as well.  
But basically, ordering in the file is the sorting-of-last-resort.
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