[libreoffice-website] Re: Web Administration
andrew at cassidywebservices.co.uk
Mon Jul 29 03:38:00 PDT 2013
My thought was more for stable release version rather than nightlies,
knowing how long some of the packages can take to reach the distro
repositories. LibreOffice in Debian Stable is 3.5, backports has 4.0.3 but
we're actually on 4.1 which has only just hit unstable.
Maybe the situation isn't quite as bad as I thought with distro repos, but
it'd still be nice to have quicker repository access to newer versions as
On 29 July 2013 11:23, Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alex if you want to go back to system versions you purge the nightly and
> then remove the repo and reinstall the system version
> I have added the developers list.
> Greetings developers
> I wanted to put forth a suggestion at the admin weekend this past weekend
> but I have done so now. As in the previous emails the suggestion was to
> create TDF hosted deb and rpm based repositories. I was talking with joel
> madero earlier in the week and using dpkg basically messed up his system.
> Seeing as dpkg doesnt do dependency resolution I was thinking of a
> repository to prevent end users from having to use dpkg and run into
> dependency problems.
> Seeing as the builds are mostly automated all that would need to be done is
> them put in the repo. The advantage of these repos is that those that want
> to be on the bleeding edge can as well i feel it will improve overall QA as
> it is easier to install the latest version. This isnt limited to Debian
> based distros but can also be applied to rpm based distros as well.
> Looking forward to developer feed back
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 12:16 PM, Alex Waite <alexqw85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Also, I noticed that the packages for 4.1 do not replace the ones for
> >> so I essentially had 2 copies of LibreOffice installed to other day.
> > I think this is (currently) by design, so that TDF packaged don't
> > the system ones.
> > For the majority of users, having this linked into their systems update
> >> mechanism will help keep the majority of the userbase up to date, anyone
> >> who doesn't want to update can always pin the older versions in apt.
> > No arguments here.
> > Sorry I'm having issues finding that specific thread in the archives, do
> >> you have a link?
> > Here's the link on Nabble.
> > http://nabble.**
> > html<
> > With regards to time, that's the answer I was hoping for :)
> > Glad to hear you're interested.
> > ---Alex
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