How to get a package updated in Ubuntu - Specifically Request Tracker

Mister Guru misteritguru at
Thu Sep 20 16:34:05 UTC 2012

On 20 September 2012 13:59, Avi Greenbury <lists at> wrote:
> Mister Guru wrote:
>> On 20 September 2012 11:07, Avi Greenbury <lists at> wrote:
>> > You wont get the version in the repo updated; major version changes
>> > don't happen to projects during the life of a release unless there's
>> > some fairly major problem that needs solving.
>> Oh darn! :(  Well, thanks for letting me know! So, basically, if 3.8
>> is in the version available, you can forget about 4.x, thanks for that
>> - now I'm not going to go barking up the wrong tree. Thanks again
> You could run your own apt repository, it's not that difficult
> (there's several howtos around on the net for it), or create your own
> PPA for it on Lanchpad if you'd prefer.
> The place you can't get it is the official Ubuntu repositiories, but
> there's nothing stopping you creating a deb file and putting it
> elsewhere.
> --
> Avi

Ohhh....a PPA on lanchpad ... good idea!

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