adding a debian repository
jeremy at jdli.net
Thu Oct 19 13:56:06 BST 2006
Thanks for the info. I am still messed up here so I decided why not send the
link to help you help me... lol...
It is the debian package at the very bottom that I am trying to get but
through a repository.
I am normally not this dumb but for some reason apt-get update keeps wanting
to put an extra /dist/ in there.
On Wednesday 18 October 2006 15:09, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Jeremy Anderson wrote:
> > how would I make the following into a repository in kubuntu dapper. I
> > know how to manipulate the sources file but for some reason I can't get
> > this to work as a repository
> > I know that I wouldn't put the *.deb in it...
> > here is an example of what I tried:
> > deb http://debsarge.plutohome.com/debian sarge main
> That won't work (but you knew that :-) ).
> A debian-type distro source looks like:
> deb http://PATH/ VERSION [section-list]
> where 'VERSION' is something like sarge or dapper, and 'section list' is a
> space separated list of sections (e.g., 'main restricted universe').
> That translates to urls like:
> so the problem is that you need a path with "/dists/" in it. iirc, I've
> seen something constructed to produce a URL like:
> by using a source of:
> deb http://debsarge.plutohome.com/download/ ../debian main
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