On apturls and repositories

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 18:47:02 UTC 2009


On Tuesday 02 June 2009 2:35:36 pm Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:
> Il giorno mar, 02/06/2009 alle 12.03 +0200, Alexander Sack ha scritto:
> > 
> > 
> > I agree. Instead of talking about allowing PPAs to be enabled through
> > apturl, we should improve the way PPAs can be enabled in
> > software-sources and app-center which was also one of the results of
> > the UDS discussions we had.
> > 
> 
> Excuse me but isn't this pushing the PPAs over external sources? If so,
> considering that canonical or ubuntu surely does not guarantee for the
> PPA, this is going both to create a false sense of security and
> discourage the use of external repositories. Of course they can all
> migrate to launchpad but I don't know if it's a good idea.

I would consider a PPA just as much of an external/third-party as any debuntu 
or getdeb repository.

-- 
Mackenzie Morgan
http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com
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