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Re: 404 trying to use stretch/backports

On 1/11/2018 8:08 AM, Felix Miata wrote:
Trying to get a non-broken recent version of mc, the instructions on
https://backports.debian.org/Instructions/ fail[1]. How can I get a non-broken
relatively recent mc package installed, e.g. patched 4.8.19, or 4.8.20? Breakage
was fixed 15 months ago[2].

[1] # apt-get update
err:9 http://ftp.debian.org/debian stretch-backports/main i386 Packages
	404  Not Found...

What lines do you have in 'sources.list'?

The following URL is working for me:

deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian stretch-backports main

John Doe