[squeak-dev] Debian tarball updates?
stes at telenet.be
stes at telenet.be
Fri Aug 13 14:34:37 UTC 2021
There is a wiki page on Squeak for Debian Users
listing the repo that was (or is) hosted for Debian and Ubuntu perhaps,
set up by Lex Spoon and by Matej Kosik.
> That would be my plan 'C' proposal if nothing else works out. It's pretty
> trivial to create and host, but it does create a bit of friction for users
> to add a repo to their sources list so that makes it the least desirable of
> the options. It would also likely necessitate creating one for Debian,
> one for Ubuntu and one for Raspbian as from time to time these distros do
> make conflicting decisions re: library versions for their respective
> releases. But as a last resort, it is an option.
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 8:53 AM Levente Uzonyi <leves at caesar.elte.hu> wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 Jun 2021, tim Rowledge wrote:
> > > A word about the bounty I'm offering; as far as I'm concerned a bounty
> > is not payment for work done, it is a thank you gift for making the world a
> > better place. I certainly couldn't afford to pay properly for the likely
> > amount of work involved in this project! If several people work together on
> > this I will ask you to mutually decide who gets what.
> > >
> > > What I hope we can , at minimum, end up with is getting us back to a
> > world where one can do
> > > `apt install squeak`
> > > on as wide as possible a range of Debian based machines, and get an
> > actual platform appropriate, up to date, system. Being able to include
> > secondary VMs able to run various formats of image would be a delightful
> > bonus.
> > It's possible to create and host Squeak's own repository, like many
> > projects do if the Debian folks reject the changes.
> > Levente
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