Where are the breezy backports?

Scott angrykeyboarder at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 21:24:20 BST 2005


Colin Murphy wrote:

>On Saturday 15 October 2005 18:31, Ben Novack wrote:
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>>On 10/15/05, August Karlstrom <fusionfive at comhem.se> wrote:
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>>>http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/ contains breezy, breezy-updates
>>>and breezy-security but not breezy-backports. Will it be added?
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>>Yes, but backports are, by definition, brought back from the *next*
>>release - in this case, 6.4, The Dapper Drake. Dapper hasn't actually
>>been started yet. 
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>Why is it not possible | useful | convenient for the repositories to be left 
>live and open, just empty?  That way people can leave their apt source config 
>files alone and start to receive backported stuff if and when it appears?
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Well for one thing, you'd get an error message every time you ran 
apt-get-update if that directory were empty.





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