[Sugar-devel] [ANNOUNCE] Sweets Distribution
Thomas C Gilliard
satellit at bendbroadband.com
Thu Mar 1 00:07:50 EST 2012
On 02/29/2012 03:39 PM, James Cameron wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 09:22:25AM +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:38 AM, James Cameron<quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 10:33:29PM +0800, Ma Xiaojun wrote:
>>>> Can we have a PPA for Ubuntu?
>>> What we have now is a PPA for Sweets, hosted on Sugar servers.
>>> What you are asking for is to provide those under the Ubuntu Launchpad
>>> As far as I can tell, the only advantage would be to shorten the command
>>> line required to install.
>> Have it easily discoverable by the wider Ubuntu community?
I do not understand how a user copy-pastes this command into terminal.
I thought the previous format was easier for a user to understand:
sudo apt-add-repository "deb $SD/$SV/Ubuntu-$UV/ ./"
wget -qO- $SD/$SV/Ubuntu-$UV/Release.key | sudo apt-key add -
> I don't know what mechanism would lead to discovery. The only way I've
> found Ubuntu PPAs is by visiting Launchpad pages for projects, or by
> referral from someone.
> The latter mechanism is equal to the way we mention the Sugar Sweets
> repository on the Sweets page on the Sugar Wiki.
> (I think Sugar moving to Launchpad to be a large change without enough
> benefit to outweigh the cost. I maintain Netrek with some Launchpad
> involvement. A hope I had was that it would cause more volunteers to
> appear ... but that never happened.)
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