[GLLUG] Retrieving debian source package.

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 12:33:59 UTC 2020

On Sun, 12 Jul 2020 at 10:14, Tim Woodall via GLLUG
<gllug at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm struggling to work out how to retrieve a debian source package. I
> get this:
> tim at dirac:~/git/pkgrebuild/squid$ apt-get --print-uris -t buster source squid
> Reading package lists... Done
> E: Can not find version '4.6-1+deb10u2' of package 'squid'
> E: Unable to find a source package for squid

It should just work.

do you have the src  entries in you /etc/apt/sources.list ?  (or in
e.g. (This is the ubuntu equivalent, but the debian line should look similar)
deb-src http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-updates main restricted

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