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Re: 404 trying to use stretch/backports




On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 09:52:00AM +0100, john doe wrote:
> 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].
> What lines do you have in 'sources.list'?
> 
> The following URL is working for me:
> 
> deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian stretch-backports main

Hey guys,
there is no backport of the mc package available, so someone has to backport it
first. There is no automatic backport process running because that's technically
not really possible and that's not how backports are intendet to work.

$ rmadison mc
mc         | 3:4.8.3-10    | oldoldstable       | source, amd64, armel, armhf, i386, ia64, kfreebsd-amd64, kfreebsd-i386, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, s390x, sparc
mc         | 3:4.8.13-3    | oldstable          | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips, mipsel, powerpc, ppc64el, s390x
mc         | 3:4.8.13-3    | oldstable-kfreebsd | source, kfreebsd-amd64, kfreebsd-i386
mc         | 3:4.8.18-1    | stable             | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips, mips64el, mipsel, ppc64el, s390x
mc         | 3:4.8.19-1    | testing            | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips, mipsel, ppc64el, s390x
mc         | 3:4.8.19-1    | unstable           | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, hurd-i386, i386, kfreebsd-amd64, kfreebsd-i386, mips, mipsel, powerpc, ppc64el, s390x
mc         | 3:4.8.19-1    | unstable-debug     | source
mc         | 3:4.8.19-1+b1 | testing            | mips64el
mc         | 3:4.8.19-1+b1 | unstable           | mips64el

So 4.8.19 is available in unstable, that would be something someone could backport.


Cheeers,
Sven