Daily builds of latest Git now available as Ubuntu packages
scott at open-vote.org
Thu Sep 1 04:50:11 CDT 2011
For an easier user testing experience, you can now install the latest
git as a convenient Ubuntu package.
The instructions are very similar to using the standard Ubuntu packages,
however the PPA name is different. Instead of ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa, you
>From a terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.3
The packages are versioned like wine1.3-1.3.27+daily-20110901.
The major version number is based on the latest released version of the
Ubuntu packages, so on release days you might see something like
1.3.27+daily-20110909 which would actually be equivalent 1.3.28. If I
get especially behind and don't update the official packages after
Monday, you might even see a "1.3.27+daily" that's actually ahead of 1.3.28.
In all cases wine --version should return what it normally does, however
- this is just the package revision that is being wonky.
These packages are a convenient way to run some tests that may be much
too slow for testbot to run against every patch, such as
autohotkey-based application automation.
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