Re: Bug#145249: pine396-src: Can't find in woody/stable
reassign 145249 www.debian.org
retitle 145249 outdated info about pine, or maybe the FAQ needs an update
severity 145249 normal
On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Tom Allison wrote:
> Package: pine396-src
> Version: N/A; reported 2002-04-30
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> I hate to do it this way, but the pine396-src package that is required
> for the pine application (according to the website) is unavailable from
> the following sources:
> deb ftp://ftp.eecs.umich.edu/debian testing main contrib non-free
> deb-src ftp://ftp.eecs.umich.edu/debian testing main contrib non-free
> deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main non-free contrib
> deb-src http://http.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main non-free contrib
> deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US testing/non-US main contrib non-free
> deb-src http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US testing/non-US main contrib non-free
> It just doesn't show up anywhere.
pine is no longer distributed inside a .deb package which contains the source.
Instead, the source is distributed as every other source package, usually
in three files: the .orig.tar.gz, the .diff.gz and the .dsc.
There is a new .deb package, pine-tracker, which gives you detailed
instructions about how to build it.
I'm reassigning this bug to the www.debian.org package as a reminder that
whatever incorrect info about pine should be fixed (perhaps it comes
from the doc-debian package, please reassign it as appropriate).
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