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Re: Getting source deb files

On Mon, Oct 04, 1999 at 11:59:43AM -0400, Joe Block wrote:
> Hi.
> Where do I find the source deb files for packages in potato?  I'd like to install
They are on all debian mirros :)

> postfix on a slink system, but it wants me to upgrade glibc which I'd rather not
> do.  I'm sure that this is only because the postfix deb file was built on a machine
> with the new glibc, so I'd like to dl the deb and rebuild it for slink and the old
> libraries.

1) Install latest apt for slink
2) Add to apt sources.list (it's in /etc/apt/ now, but in slink may be in
/etc/) a line:

  deb-src http://http.us.debian.org/debian potato main contrib non-free

3) Start apt-get in new directory as:

  apt-get --compile source postfix



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