Should I add this Repo?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Sun Oct 26 22:33:27 UTC 2008

2008/10/26 Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at>:
> On Sun, 2008-10-26 at 17:23 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> Mixing Debian REPOS is a very bad idea, but Debian packages, so long
>> as they install, are fine so far as I understand.
> OK, if they install you have a reasonable chance that they work. No
> guarantee, though. However, I have seen too often that packages refused
> to install and people used dpkg --force-things and similar to male them
> install, and this can screw the APT DB even if it is just a single
> package.

Even within Ubuntu packages --force should not be applied unless the
user _knows_ what he is doing.

Dotan Cohen


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