On Sun, Aug 19, 2001 at 12:14:41PM -0600, Cameron Matheson wrote: > > Sometimes it's possible to download the package source from testing or > > frozen and build and install that. It keeps you from having to make a new > > package, and is a mostly automated process. > > Hey, > > I'm using testing right now. Is their a way I could download from sid > w/ apt-get and not edit my /etc/apt/sources.list every time? > > Just for curiosity's sake, would my previous idea work? You could use wget to fetch to sources. I don't think there's a way to specify a secondary optional source in apt. Your idea would work, but it's a lot more work than is needed, especially if there is a testing or sid package for the software. -B -- Brandon High firstname.lastname@example.org Love is like a roller coaster. When it's good you don't want to get off, and when it isn't, you can't wait to throw up.
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