where do I find source packages?

Bill Marcum marcumbill at bellsouth.net
Wed Sep 23 23:07:24 UTC 2009

On 2009-09-23, robert rottermann <robert at redcor.ch> wrote:
> hi there,
> I would like to install squid version 2.6 on  Ubuntu 6.06.2 LTS.
> now I understan, that I have to install it from source.
> where do I get the source from?
> does ubuntu keep a repository from where I can download it, or do I 
> go to squid?
The Ubuntu repository contains the source code of the same version of
squid that is packaged in binary form. "apt-get build-dep squid" gets
other source packages that are required to compile that version of squid,
which may be useful if you want to compile a newer squid from upstream.

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