Hi Randal,

On Tue, 13. Sep 2016 at 00:21:21 -0400, Randal Hale wrote:
> It's a little bit confusing. There are like three repositories:
> stable, unstable, and testing. Testing you don't want (unless you
> want to test packages). Typically stable is a bit older. Unstable is
> current. Which doesn't really make sense - but that's the way it is.

Not like it matters much in this case.

We have packages in qgis.org/debian/ against the plain versions of the
distributions (debian and **ubuntu**) and in qgis/ubuntugis/ packages against
newer dependencies from - and only from - ubuntugis-unstable.

Looks like it's hard for people to accept that there are also ubuntu packages
in a directory called debian and that probably makes them jump on the other
because it has ubuntu in it's name.

> Under my /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory I made a qgis.list file
> and put the following in there:
> deb http://qgis.org/debian xenial main
> deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable/ubuntu xenial main

Why?  That are the packages not based on ubuntugis with the dependencies from


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