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Re: Why wouldn't gcc release build on Alpha ?

"Andrei A. Dergatchev" wrote:

> Hi !
> > That's easy, just type: "apt-get source glibc".  It gets the original source,
> Well, not that fast :-)
> wit379215:/home/andrei# apt-get source glibc
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> E: Sorry, you must put some 'source' uris in your sources.list
> Will need to do some editing.

D'oh!  Sorry about that.  Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and duplicate each line, replacing
"deb" with "deb-src".  Then it will get the lists of both binary (deb)and source (deb-src)

Try man apt-get, or man sources.list, they should explain everything.

> ?? - was the patch which Chris sent included already too,
> or what patches do you mean - only those which were used
> to compile the current glibc 2.2. in unstable ?

The right patches (though not necessarily the absolute most current ones).  Presumably the
same ones Chris sent (though I haven't checked).

> Ok, now I can find it, many thanks for your help !


> >  Some made it
> > into woody/testing before the pool, but you'll notice there's nothing in sid/unstable,
> > all of the Packages listings are either in the dists/woody, dists/potato or pool
> > trees.
> >
> > Surf around a bit, look at Contents.gz and Packages(.gz) files,
> I indeed looked in Packages, but the description seemed to be a bit short ?

Yeah, that's the abbreviated Debian description for browsing through in dselect (another
useful tool to learn, though others might steer you more toward console-apt or maybe even

Welcome to the wonderful world of Debian...  A touch expert-friendly, but once you're an
expert it will feel so natural, you can never go back.

(I've become such a Debian chauvanist. :-)

-Adam P.

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