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Old 06-27-2005, 03:25 AM   #1
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how good is it to mix repos?


what the subject says it all. Is it ok to mix stable, extra, current & unstable?

let me know.


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Old 06-27-2005, 06:41 AM   #2
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if you can handle unstable packages then yes.
Old 06-27-2005, 09:29 AM   #3
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Yes, at your own caution, although I personally stick to Current and Extra and only utilise Unstable when something takes my fancy - one useful example being:


ie, simply unhash unstable in your /etc/pacman.conf and then:

# pacman -Sy fluxbox-devel

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thnx for the reply/


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