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Re: adobe flash player in iceweasel does not work anymore in jessie

On 2015-09-13, Paul van der Vlis <paul@vandervlis.nl> wrote:
> Op 12-09-15 om 22:21 schreef Liam O'Toole:
>> On 2015-09-11, Paul van der Vlis <paul@vandervlis.nl> wrote:
>>> Op 09-09-15 om 23:43 schreef Liam O'Toole:
>>>> On 2015-09-09, Paul van der Vlis <paul@vandervlis.nl> wrote:
>>>>> Op 09-09-15 om 12:20 schreef Liam O'Toole:
>>>>>> If you use flashplayer-mozilla from deb-multimedia, then you get updates
>>>>>> automatically. 
>>>>> When you use cron, you get updates automatically too. See my other post.
>>>> I saw that, thanks. I prefer to manage updates through APT. Each to his
>>>> own.
>>> You prefer to get updates from a place, what gave many problems in the past.
>>>>>> Conflicts are avoided by pinning the deb-multimedia repository.
>>>>> I think this is complex to do right.
>>>>> My experience: deb-multimedia in sources.list gives problems.
>>>>> See: https://wiki.debian.org/DebianMultimedia/FAQ#Common_issues
>>>>> When I need a package from deb-multimedia, I use wget and dpkg.
>>>> I've been using Flash from deb-multimedia for years without issue (on
>>>> stable releases, I grant you). I use the following pinning:
>>>> Package: *
>>>> Pin: release o=Unofficial Multimedia Packages
>>>> Pin-Priority: 100
>>> I don't know what this is doing, do you?
>> Yes. When a package is available in both debian and deb-multimedia, the
>> former is always preferred.
> And when an update of a package depends on a package what's newer then
> what's available in Debian?

In those circumstances the update is held back.



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