Debian BOINC packages are now officially part of the Debian distribution

Frank S. Thomas frank at
Fri Apr 7 14:48:14 UTC 2006

On Friday 07 April 2006 00:43, David Anderson wrote:
> Fantastic!  I added a news item
> and updated the download page -
> please check and make sure I got it right.

Looks good and thanks for the news item!

> Let me know if there are any code or configure changes
> that would it easier to build these versions.

Currently there aren't. I'll report future changes/problems
to the boinc_dev mailing list, as I've done in the past.

> I think we'll see BOINC running on more Linux boxes
> in the future.  I've involved with a project in Spain
> where the government is buying 70,000 PCs for schools,
> and running Ubuntu (and probably BOINC) on all of them.

That sounds great. So is someone actively working on
BOINC pacakges for Ubuntu? Normally Ubuntu fetches new
packages from Debian/unstable at the beginning of their
release cycles, which means that our BOINC packages would
make it into Ubuntu Dapper+1.

 - Frank

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