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Re: [vox-tech] debian amd64 sources.list



On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 10:55:51PM -0700, Charles McLaughlin wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm currently running Debian stable on an opteron box, but I want some 
> packages from testing.  Currently my sources.list contains a server I 
> found on the Debian amd64 mirror list:
> 
> deb http://debian.csail.mit.edu/debian-amd64/debian stable main contrib
> 
> I read that the amd64 port is now supported in testing, so I'm 
> considering adding this line:
> 
> deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main contrib non-free
> 
> Will I still get 64-bit packages?  Is there a setting to specify the 
> architecture?


You will still get 64-bit packages. Your computer knows its
architecture, so there's no need to specify it.

It used to be specified before because there was a separate archive
specifically for amd64.

--Ken Bloom

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