Where's the source repo for precise-updates/precise-security?

Asked by Grzegorz Nosek

I need to apply an in-house patch to apache2 (nothing secret but not really update material for an LTS, so I'm not even trying). For that I want to set up an autobuilder tracking new releases, patching and rebuilding them. So, my question is: where can I find the repo used to build updated packages? I mean e.g. https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/precise/+source/apache2/2.2.22-1ubuntu1.3 as of now; the lp:ubuntu/precise/apache2 branch only seems to contain the release version, without any updates.

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :

https://code.launchpad.net/ubuntu/precise/+source/apache2 indicates that it should be lp:ubuntu/precise-proposed/apache2

You have to understand the release process:
SRU updates usually are provided in the <name>-proposed repository, and if testing shows success, the packages are copied to <name>-updates (and in case of security fixes to <name>-security)
see also https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates

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Grzegorz Nosek (5-root-localdomain-pl) said :

Sadly, lp:ubuntu/precise-proposed/apache2 contains some outdated version (2.2.22-1ubuntu1.1 as of apparently latest rev77).

I think I do understand the process, I just can't find the repo out of which 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.3 was built.

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Best Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :

According to https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/precise/+source/apache2/2.2.22-1ubuntu1.3

"2.2.22-1ubuntu1.3 PUBLISHED: Precise pocket Security in component main and section web
Published on 2013-03-18 Copied from ubuntu precise in Private PPA for Ubuntu Security Team by Marc Deslauriers"

So apparently this version was created in a PPA and then manually copied over to the official repositories.
It seems to me that the information for automatic version tracking is not available.

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Grzegorz Nosek (5-root-localdomain-pl) said :

Thanks Manfred Hampl, that solved my question.