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Re: Source Packages?

Steven Hartmann wrote:
> I have been trying to find the source for some of the packages.  I am a recent 
> convert from redhat and was looking for something like their SRPM's - is 
> there a place to find debian source packages or do I need to go to CVS to get 
> it?

If you stick a deb-src line in your /etc/apt/sources.list, you should be
able to do 'apt-get source <package>' in order to obtain the source
package of any binary package. A deb-src line could look like this:

deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian stable main

Roland Bauerschmidt

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