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Subject: Re: Packaging for Debian/Ubuntu

Re: Packaging for Debian/Ubuntu

From: Alex Parker <parker.alex.e_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 18:32:54 +0200

Shahar Or wrote:
> Dear friends,
>
> How about having your own package archive which gets updated when you
> see fit (e.g. with each release)?
>
> Examples of projects with their own package archives are:
> http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads
> http://www.ksplice.com/uptrack/manualinstall
> http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-ubuntu.html
>
> This way Debian/Ubuntu users can easily get rbutil once they set up
> the source AND get upgrades when YOU think they're ready.
>
> Launchpad.net offers an archive service.
>
> Many blessings.
>
And what is the advantage over using the statically compiled binary we
provide? Other than a lot more work for someone?
Received on 2009-07-10


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