[ubuntu-studio-devel] Ubuntu Studio Packaging [Was: Re: continued as per request, from IRC]

Ross Gammon retail at the-gammons.net
Sun Oct 4 10:07:03 UTC 2015

On 09/17/2015 09:29 PM, Ross Gammon wrote:
> Hi Kaj,
> On 08/25/2015 06:51 AM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
>> A short update.
>> I had forgotten about these pages. We have something called a "package
>> set" for Ubuntu Studio. All flavors have them.
>> This page should show all packages that concern us
>> http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/packagesets/wily/ubuntustudio
>> (but that is also the desktop packages, like xfce).
>> Also, there's a tool for querying those in "ubuntu-archive-tools",
>> called edit-acl.
> I have been digging into this (along with the launchpad api) the last
> few days, and it looks very interesting.


Had the urge to try some hacking with launchpadlib this week and came up
bzr branch lp:~retail-0/+junk/ubuntustudio-tools

It is a simple tool to retrieve the ubuntustudio package set(s) from

When I next get the urge it will be a tool to extract the packages that
are part of our metas. I know we can do this with the normal apt/dpkg
tools, but that requires each series to be listed in your sources.list.
I hope I can use python-debian to parse the debian/control files in the

Then hopefully with a diff of the two we can get the two (and keep them)
in alignment.



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