Debian packages?

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at
Sun Oct 8 23:09:52 PDT 2000


On Sun, Oct 08, 2000 at 04:18:26PM -0400, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > What if we had maintainers of source debian packages that could be
> > downloaded from (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 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.

One of the things i've been thinking about asking Gerard is if we could
run an software-updated (or whatever you want to call it) mailing list
for software that gets updated in the book... would be helpfull (and we
can always store the stuff on shadowfax), dunno...

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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