Debian packages?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Oct 8 13:18:26 PDT 2000



> I'm not involved with ALFS, so maybe this was mentioned already, but . . .
> 
> What if we had maintainers of source debian packages that could be
> downloaded from ftp.linuxfromscratch.org (plus mirrors, of course).  This
> way, whenever there was a new version of a program, you could just apt-get
> the new stuff and automaticly download it and copy it to /usr/src, waiting
> to be compiled.

The problem is that download.linuxfromscratch.org does not contain all
the packages you use on your system - it just carries the basic packages
used in the book. That won't be a good idea if you plan to keep your
entire system up-to-date.

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