FW: [Live-demo] Does your application work on the click2try GISVM?

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Tue Oct 13 20:39:06 PDT 2009

Just a quick note to not forget to do an update before an upgrade to
make sure the package list is up to date.


Tom Callaghan wrote:
> Hi Aneel and Arun,
> Dane is requesting that we perform an apt-get upgrade.  Since you are
> assembling all of this for production, I wanted to pass the request on to
> you.  Apparently, our /etc/ap/sources.list file did not have an line for
> jaunty-updates.  I was thinking that that would be best done in the base
> image, but do not know what the impact will be on the app layer.  I leave
> this one in your hands.  Let me know if we have any issues.  I will stay
> online tonight as long as I can.
> Tom
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dane Springmeyer [mailto:blake at hailmail.net] 
> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 5:52 PM
> To: Tom Callaghan
> Cc: 'Cameron Shorter'; live-demo at lists.osgeo.org
> Subject: Re: [Live-demo] Does your application work on the click2try GISVM?
> On Oct 13, 2009, at 3:43 PM, Tom Callaghan wrote:
>> Hello Dane,
>>> I tracked this down to the fact that the click2try machine does not
>>> have this line:
>>> deb <url> jaunty-updates main restricted universe # key here is
>>> 'jaunty-updates'
>>> in '/etc/apt/sources.list'
>>> Can this be added?
>>> Then an apt-get update/upgrade would be needed...
>> The following are the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list:
>> deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jaunty main universe multiverse
>> deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jaunty-updates main universe  
>> multiverse
>> It appears to have the jaunty-updates line, but with different  
>> options.  If
>> this is not what you want, what line specifically do you need here?
> I added that 'jaunty-updates' line just now.... I did not realize that  
> it would 'stick' in the running machine so others would see. Cool, (I  
> hope).
> All that would need to be done from there is to run:
> apt-get upgrade # which fails on some obscure error about python-dev  
> and dpkg for me (I tried it previously). Maybe because multiple users  
> are logged in currently?
> Tom, can you try and see if it works for you?
> Dane
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