[Beowulf] A press release

Jon Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 04:32:45 PDT 2008


the only thing i have see ppa used for is obtaining amarok 2 nightly builds.

On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Chris Samuel <csamuel at vpac.org> wrote:

>
> ----- "Jon Aquilina" <eagles051387 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > one thing must not be forgotten though. in regards to pkging stuff for
> > the ubuntu variation once someone like you and me you upload it for
> > someone higher up on the chain to check and upload to the servers. so
> > basically someone is checking what someone else has packaged.
>
> Ubuntu has the concept of a Personal Package Archive (PPA)
> which will build x86 and AMD64 packages from a source package
> that you provide and builds a repo from them that you (and others)
> can apt-get from.
>
> https://help.launchpad.net/PPAQuickStart
>
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Jonathan Aquilina
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