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Re: [Debian-uk] Sun have (probably) patented apt-get

Quoting Brian May <bam@debian.org>:

>>>>>> "Turbo" == Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.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).

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