UI for backports usage

Teemu Heinämäki teemu.heinamaki at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 13:06:32 UTC 2007

What about getdeb with apturl? It can remove the external repositorys
from sources.list after you install from there if you wish. Maybe it can
be modified to do so automatically?

ti, 2007-10-23 kello 07:22 -0400, Scott Kitterman kirjoitti:
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 12:10:06 +0200 Daniel Holbach <daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> >Hello everybody,
> >
> >I had some discussions with John Dong and João Pinto and both
> >acknowledged the fact that there's a need for installing just a select
> >few backport packages and not all of them.
> >
> >Let's imagine that somebody has an interest in just the latest version
> >of blender on his stable system. That user does not want to upgrade to
> >all packages available in the backports repository, but just the
> >backported version of blender.
> >
> >How could something like this be realised in a user-friendly way?
> >
> I think that between the getdeb web U/I and gdebi there is a very reasonably user friendly approach.  I think from a U/I perspective it's only major lack is around automated dependency management.
> Scott K

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