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[taler-docs] branch master updated: packaging updates

From: gnunet
Subject: [taler-docs] branch master updated: packaging updates
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 17:05:47 +0100

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dold pushed a commit to branch master
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The following commit(s) were added to refs/heads/master by this push:
     new 4437c19  packaging updates
4437c19 is described below

commit 4437c19b20cbabc3776343acdb8ad2ac9814782b
Author: Florian Dold <>
AuthorDate: Wed Nov 3 17:05:41 2021 +0100

    packaging updates
 taler-developer-manual.rst | 35 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 30 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/taler-developer-manual.rst b/taler-developer-manual.rst
index fdb2a81..2369c0a 100644
--- a/taler-developer-manual.rst
+++ b/taler-developer-manual.rst
@@ -150,6 +150,29 @@ There are separate low-volume mailinglists for 
gnunet-developers (
 and for libmicrohttpd (
+Debian and Ubuntu Repositories
+We package our software for Debian and Ubuntu.
+Nightly Repositories
+To try the latest, unstable and untested versions of packages,
+you can add the nightly package sources.
+.. code-block:: shell-session
+   # For Ubuntu (focal-fossa)
+   $ echo "deb focal-taler-nightly main" > 
+   # For Debian (bullseye)
+   $ echo "deb bullseye-taler-nightly main" 
> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/taler.list
+   # Both: Install signing key for nightly packages 
+   $ wget -O - | apt-key add -
 Language-Specific Guidelines
@@ -636,20 +659,22 @@ in the respective source directory (GNUnet, exchange, 
merchant) to create the
 ``.deb`` files. Note that they will be created in the parent directory.  This
 can be done on, or on another (secure) machine.
+On ``gv``, we use the ``aptbuilder`` user to manage the reprepro repository.
 Next, the ``*.deb`` files should be copied to, say to
-``/root/incoming``.  Then, run
+``/home/aptbuilder/incoming``.  Then, run
 .. code-block:: bash
-  # cd /var/www/repos/apt/debian/
-  # reprepro includedeb sid /root/incoming/*.deb
+  # cd /home/aptbuilder/apt
+  # reprepro includedeb bullseye ~/incoming/*.deb
-to import all Debian files from ``/root/incoming/`` into the ``sid``
+to import all Debian files from ``~/incoming/`` into the ``bullseye``
 distribution.  If Debian packages were build against other distributions,
 reprepro may need to be first configured for those and the import command
 updated accordingly.
-Finally, make sure to clean up ``/root/incoming/`` (by deleting the
+Finally, make sure to clean up ``~/incoming/`` (by deleting the
 now imported ``*.deb`` files).

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