[Mailman-Users] Debian upgrade hell...

J C Lawrence claw at 2wire.com
Tue Jun 26 07:30:17 CEST 2001

On Sun, 24 Jun 2001 02:09:34 -0700 
Deirdre Saoirse Moen <deirdre at deirdre.net> wrote:

> Thus, what I'd *really* like is the One True configure incantation
> for debian because I've been working on getting this system
> unbroken (without breaking my as-yet-ungraded grad school final
> project of course) in ten hours with extensive searching of
> archives and web.

The patter I usually follow in such cases:

  $ apt-get source mailman
  $ zcat mailman_*.diff.gz
  $ cd mailman=*
  $ debian/rules binary
  $ cat config.status

Then I go hand apply the patch to the newer version as applicable,
repeat the configure line etc.

J C Lawrence                                       claw at kanga.nu
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