No source packages in APT repo?

Aki Tuomi aki.tuomi at
Fri Dec 3 20:28:39 UTC 2021

> On 03/12/2021 22:27 Shawn Heisey <elyograg at> wrote:
> I added a deb-src entry to my APT config matching the deb entry:
> deb focal main
> deb-src focal main
> When this is there, I see a warning when running "apt update".
> W: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/source/Sources' as 
> repository ' focal 
> InRelease' does not seem to provide it (sources.list entry misspelt?)
> Were source packages excluded deliberately?  The github repo for dovecot 
> does not have a "debian" directory, which is the other route that would 
> allow me to build packages.
> Thanks,
> Shawn

Is there a particular reason you need to build source packages?


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