ownerJoe Wreschnig
last changeSat, 26 Jan 2019 08:45:04 +0000 (09:45 +0100)


This Emacs package contains a major mode for editing APT’s .list files.

The /etc/apt/sources.list file and other files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d tell APT, found on Debian-based systems and others, where to find packages for installation.

This format specifies a package source with a single line, e.g.:

deb stable main contrib

For more information about the format you can read the manual pages apt(8) and sources.list(5).

This mode is derived from apt-sources-mode distributed in the debian-el Debian package, but has many differences. Among them:


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

2019-01-26 Joe WreschnigAdd CI integration for GitLab master
2018-05-27 Joe WreschnigCorrectly handle entries with “empty” suites
2018-05-27 Joe WreschnigRemove OS X-specific build hack
2018-05-27 Joe WreschnigRemove trailing whitespace
2018-03-11 Joe WreschnigAutoload the ‘auto-mode-alist’ entry
2017-10-04 Joe WreschnigFix doc string for ‘cl-defun’-style keyword arguments.
2017-10-03 Joe WreschnigLet ‘cl-defun’ handle keyword arguments.
2017-09-30 Joe WreschnigInitial import.
14 months ago master