Debian sources for Ubuntu Dapper

Tim Post tim.post at netkinetics.net
Sat Apr 21 00:58:05 CDT 2007


On Sat, 2007-04-21 at 00:26 +0000, Faheem Mitha wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> Does anyone know where I can find mercurial 0.9.3 Debian package
> sources (can be compiled into a Debian package)for Ubuntu Dapper?
> Alternatively, a binary amd64 package would work. I tried using Debian
> package sources, but ran into compatibility problems.
> 
> I could only find a i386 binary package here
> (http://utahpython.org/meetings.spy), but I need the source to compile
> on an amd64 machine.
> 
> Thanks.                                                 Faheem.
> 
> 

I'd just download Mercurial source and build it. I'm not entirely sure
the package you want exists in amd64, did you try backports?

If I recall correctly, there were some annoying python problems in that
version too (amd64), which is another good reason to build your own.
There was a very good reason it wasn't packaged in amd64 but I can't
remember clearly enough to explain it, but could also be mistaken.

May save a few hours if you just build it :)
--Tim




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