Re: debian packages for 4.04/02 ?

From: Ingo Strauch <>
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2005 12:13:09 +0200

Christian Holm Christensen wrote:
> > Generally, what is the stance on including debian packages
> > in the ROOT release procedure? I would be very much in favour
> > of that.
> I second that. In general, I think it would be a good idea for ROOT to
> make RPM and Debian packages as part of the release procedure. It
> shouldn't be that hard. I've made a prototype page for apt-get (both
> Debian and Scientific Linux) which Fons has access to, and can look at
> to see how it's done. To make Debian packages, the ROOT team obviously
> need a Debian machine :-)

Or run a virtual Debian with User Mode Linux. This works really well and can be used for other distros as well if there is no dedicated machine.

> BTW, Sarge is due to be released at any moment now!

Today I read that the new release date is 6th of June.


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