Disabling deb-src by default

Bryan Quigley bryan.quigley at canonical.com
Thu Jan 28 22:14:03 UTC 2016

I think the lists must be purged when the image is prepared.  I'm just
testing this on Canonistack (internal Canonical Openstack).


On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 4:15 PM, Dimitri John Ledkov <xnox at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 28 January 2016 at 20:48, Bryan Quigley <bryan.quigley at canonical.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 3:52 AM, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> Usama Akkad [2016-01-28 10:38 +0200]:
>>>> Source packages are enabled by default.
>>> We don't enable them by default on cloud images, so I guess it can't
>>> be a legal requirement to have them.
>> I've always been a little confused by cloud images in that regard.
>> On first boot:
>> $apt-get source firefox
>> ...E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list
>> After one apt-get update:
>> It works fine, they were in the sources the whole time.
> Hm. can you paste sources.list in question? I wonder if it is
> something silly like release pocket disabled, yet security deb-src
> enabled. And hence one "gets" the security update source package. Or
> some such.
> Or simply the downloaded lists are purged, after update, when the
> image is prepared.
> Also, I do not doubt that you know how to fetch ubuntu sources =)
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> Dimitri.
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