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Tue Feb 12 00:46:10 GMT 2008
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 11:32:13 +1100 Sarah Hobbs <hobbsee at ubuntu.com> wrote:
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>Hadmut Danisch wrote:
>> when installing the vmware-player package 1:2.0.2-1~ppa5 from
>> deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/cschieli/ubuntu gutsy main
>> the apt system tries to reinstall the very same package as an update
>> and again.
>> The reason for that is that the entry in the Packages file of the
>> archive differs from the
>> control file included in the package.
>PPA has nothing to do with MOTU - please don't report their bugs here.
To go a bit further, it's nothing to do with Ubuntu at all. 3rd party repositories are
completely unsupported even when they happen to be hosted on the same
service Ubuntu uses.
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