[Slackbuilds-users] Information] All Debian sources are now easily accessible.

Didier Spaier didier at slint.fr
Mon Dec 11 17:26:11 UTC 2017

Le 11/12/2017 à 18:01, Doogster a écrit :
> I haven’t looked yet, but I was always able to find their source packages
> using packages.debian.org. Usually in the form of an .orig.tar.gz tarball
> containing the unmodified source, and a second tarball containing their
> packages and build scripts.

That's right, the difference is that now you can access each file
individually, without needing to download and open a tarball.

Plus, I find it easier to find the stuff for a specific version.

Example in this post:

> On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 8:30 AM Brent Earl <brent at exitstatusone.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the heads up.
>> On Dec 11, 2017 3:17 AM, "Didier Spaier" <didier at slint.fr> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Debian just made available a Web search engine allowing to find the
>>> source of any package they ship, searching by package name, or by source
>>> code with regex for the sid edition.
>>> You can also browse by prefix and by page.
>>> Really easy and handy, thanks Debian folks.
>>> https://sources.debian.org/
>>> PS I have already posted this information on the Slackware forum of
>>> LinuxQuestions, but I assume that not all SlackBuild maintainers visit
>>> it

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