[conspire] (forw) "sources.list" generator

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Jun 9 13:40:00 PDT 2006

Cited URL is for a rather nice utility for Ubuntu, to build and manage
the roster of package repositories to consult.  It also neatly
catalogues some of the more interesting unofficial repositories.

----- Forwarded message from Paul O'Malley <ompaul at eircom.net> -----

Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2006 21:33:43 +0100
From: Paul O'Malley <ompaul at eircom.net>
To: Conall O'Brien <conall+ilug at conall.net>,
	Brendan Halpin <brendan.halpin at ul.ie>, ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Dapper complication

Conall O'Brien wrote:
>On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 04:24:58PM IST, Brendan Halpin 
><brendan.halpin at ul.ie> incoherently babbled:
>>I would, occasionally, but before the upgrade I had a similar line
>>in sources.list and emacs-snapshot was updated every 10-14 days
>>without fuss. 
>>Maybe I should just go back to Debian...
>If the repository you were using for emacs-snapshots also offers src
>packages, you could download and build the snapshot for Ubuntu.
>Since you have found a specific niche, you could even go a step further
>and share your packages, contributing to the Ubuntu community...

or this rather neat tool



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