[PD] pd-extended 0.42.5 packages for many Ubuntu releases, i386/amd64

dreamer dreamer at puikheid.nl
Tue Sep 25 09:49:21 CEST 2012

Well, I've seen systems break before when doing this (take an ubuntu
package from launchpad), so I'd really rather not.
Have seen horrible dependency problems result from it (maybe not
immediately, but somewhere down the line).

So yes, I consider it a really bad idea (bad practice?) and I will never
ever do this :P

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 1:19 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at>wrote:

> On 09/24/2012 03:46 PM, dreamer wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 8:22 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at
> >wrote:
> >
> >> launchpad only builds packages for the Ubuntu releases, but you could
> use
> >> one of the Ubuntu packages on Debian if you find an Ubuntu release that
> is
> >> close to your Debian release.
> >>
> > That sounds like a really bad idea. I'd rather use an actual Debian
> package.
> >
> I'd also rather use the package built against the same Debian release,
> but its not a bad idea to try to install a package on your Debian
> install when its built on Ubuntu.  Worst thing, you'll just have to
> uninstall it.  Its not going to install other packages from Ubuntu, only
> from Debian, unless you've configured it to do differentl.y
> .hc
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