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Debian multimedia repository (was: Shockwave Flash)

Gary Dale [2012-08-01 13:55:09 -0400] wrote:

> Agreed. I would also advise people to stay away from
> debian-multimedia. It's packages are incompatible with standard Debian
> packages in many cases. [...] debian-multimedia can be too much of a
> headache.

It has worked fine the seven or eight years I've been using it. So, it
depends. Different Debian releases and different packages vary so much
that I think we can't say that Debian multimedia is good or bad as a
whole. Instead we could warn users that occasionally there are
incompatible packages.

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