PPA: how to build for karmic

William Grant wgrant at ubuntu.com
Sun Aug 2 23:53:10 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-08-02 at 09:54 +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hello David,
> David MENTRE [2009-08-01 21:25 +0200]:
> > I have successfully build a source package and uploaded it to my
> > PPA. Unfortunately, by default the PPA is for Jaunty while I wanted to
> > build the package for Karmic.
> Just a small addition to Max' answer: If you look at a PPA at the web
> UI, you will see Jaunty URLs by default (if your PPA has jaunty
> packages, anyway), simply because that's the current stable release
> and the most common use case. There is a combobox where you can select
> any release which your PPA has packages for.

Actually, as of Launchpad 2.2.7 (released a couple of weeks ago), you'll
see the sources.list lines for the release you're running (if that
release is an option), or you'll have to choose the release yourself.

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