Re: [Debian-uk] Sun have (probably) patented apt-get
Quoting Brian May <email@example.com>:
>>>>>> "Turbo" == Turbo Fredriksson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Turbo> YEARS (!) ago I wrote the script that did the pre-upgrades
> Turbo> to 'bo' (I _think_ it was to 'bo' any way :). It basically
> Turbo> only ftp'd (or was it wget?) required packages from the
> Turbo> Debian GNU/Linux FTP site(s), installed them and then
> Turbo> allowed the user/admin to continue with the upgrade...
> Turbo> Now, that seems like 'prior art' to me (even to apt-get :).
> Did you publish it?
It was distributed as part of Debian GNU/Linux (it was the official script
to do the initial upgrade).