where do I find source packages?

robert rottermann robert at redcor.ch
Wed Sep 23 16:53:50 UTC 2009


NoOp schrieb:
> On 09/23/2009 06:36 AM, robert rottermann wrote:
>   
>>>> thanks,
>>>>
>>>> eventually i will get accustomed to apt-get ..
>>>>
>>>> now apt-get source squid
>>>>
>>>> fetches version 2.5xx of squid. is there a way to get a newer
>>>> one?
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> http://packages.ubuntu.com/source/hardy/squid will allow you to get
>>> the 2.6 ubuntu patched source.
>>>       
>>>> now apt-get source squid-2.6 does not work.
>>>>
>>>> thanks robert
>>>>         
>> sorry if I seem thick (I probably am ..)
>>
>> I see three files. one of them seems to be the original (the name
>> suggests so) and the other ones are very small.
>>
>> which one do I compile, or (likely) is there a process into which I
>> have to feed these files?
>>     
>
> squid_2.5.12.orig.tar.gz
>
> You might consider asking if 2.6 can be backported, see:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBackports
>   
thanks,
I am really learning somethings about ubuntu
> Probably not likely as EOL for Dapper is June 2011. Consider upgrading
> to Hardy LTS Server - it's supported until June 2013:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases
>
>   
now cant I not just download the files from

http://packages.ubuntu.com/source/hardy/squid 

and then apply the patch that is in one of the files?

robert




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