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

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Sep 25 17:49:06 CEST 2012

Sure, if you add an Ubuntu repository to your apt sources.list, that can
definitely cause problems.  But if you manually download a single Ubuntu
package and install it on Debian, then any problems that package might
cause can be fixed by doing "apt-get remove my-ubuntu-package".


On 09/25/2012 03:49 AM, dreamer wrote:
> 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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