[arch-general] Question about installing libraries

Christian christian08 at runbox.com
Thu Oct 21 19:26:37 EDT 2010


On 2010-10-22 at 02:20 Evangelos Foutras wrote:

>On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 2:10 AM, Christian <christian08 at runbox.com> wrote:
>> OK, but let's say I need some other older library how to search the svn
>> for that?
>Find the package you're interested in from
>http://www.archlinux.org/packages/ and click on it. At the right side
>of the package page, you'll see a link named "SVN Entries (trunk)";
>follow it. Now that you're at the websvn interface, click the link
>that reads "View Log".
>You are presented with a table that lists the revisions of a specific
>package. On the "Log message" column you'll be able to locate the
>package version you want, and you can then match that to the first
>column ("Rev") which is the revision number you'll checkout.

Many thanks, will have a look.
But lets say I can't find a particular library and I only have a .deb file with it, what to do then?

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