Almost no backports in amd64? or: How to use backports in amd64

Gerhard Gaußling ggrubbish at
Fri May 6 14:51:02 UTC 2005


I'm wondering how to use the backports for Hoary amd64.
I got these lines in my sources list. The 2 lines are loading the 
packages.gz from the server without any error. 
# grep backport /etc/apt/sources.list
# Backports
deb hoary-backports main 
universe multiverse restricted
deb hoary-extras main 
universe multiverse restricted

But I can't find any packages from the backports repository by using 
apt-cache. Is there another way to get those information?

For example I read, that firefox 1.0.3 is in the backport repos, but I 
can't find it:

 $ apt-cache policy mozilla-firefox
  Mögliche Pakete:1.0.2-0ubuntu5
 *** 1.0.2-0ubuntu5 0
        700 cdrom://Ubuntu 5.04 _Hoary Hedgehog_ - Release amd64 
(20050407) hoary/main Packages
        700 hoary/main Packages
        650 breezy/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Is the backport repository maybe empty for the amd64 arch?

Kind regards

Gerhard Gaußling

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