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From Ole Ersoy <>
Subject Re: Package creation for Canonical PPA ?
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:00:37 GMT
There's already various docker containers running ADS:

In most cases I think this is better than a PPA.


On 01/21/2016 04:26 AM, Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 3:39 PM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny < <>>
>     Hi guys,
>     one person asked if we were to create a PPA package for Ubuntu. FTR (I
>     had no idea what it was), a PPA is a Personal Package Archive
>     (, so basically, a repository
>     that you can create and that wll contain your own packages. It may be
>     useful in a company that develops their own packages, when they want to
>     make them available to all their computers.
>     IMHO, it seems totally overkilling, unless someone wants to take care of
>     it and maintain it (I won't). And there is a coraletral problem : how
>     will we manage to setup a correct version of Java if we provide an
>     ApacheDS package ?
> this is the blocker when I tried to work on a PPA sometime ago, Oracle Java
> is not available in the public repos and we have never tested the server
> with IcedTea and OpenJDK.
>     Thoughts ?

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