Every now and again I look over server logs and see people downloading random .deb packages from my mirrors, or from my servers, via wget or Firefox (rather than with apt-get/aptitude).
Personally I don't often download random binaries even from people I believe I can trust. Instead I'll download source and rebuild.
But it bugs me that somebody might download a work-in-progress, decide it isn't complete or otherwise good enough, and miss out on an update of awesome-sauce a day or two later.
I suspect there is no real solution to this "problem", and that including /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ entries inside a binary package to "force" an upgrade behind the scenes is a little too evil to tolerate. And yet .. something something dark-side .. something something seductive something?
This is my last film-subject entry. In the future I will have more accurate subjects, albeit more dull ones.
I still amuse myself with quotations, and before that the song lyrics, but I guess that now is a good time to call it a day with that.
ObFilm: Cruel Intentions