how to authenticate my local repository
bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Wed Apr 30 14:47:26 UTC 2008
On Tuesday 29 April 2008, Derek Broughton wrote:
> That's exactly what apt-ftparchive does. If you just copy the .debs
> around, you have to use dpkg to install them. His way, with probably
> _less_ work (I use apt-move to do the same thing, and it took 10 minutes to
> set up and no more work), apt should find them.
Don't think that is true. As long as I place them
in /var/cache/apt/archives/ the next update running any of the programs
(aptitude, adept, etc) will find the .debs in the archives and use them.
At least that has been my experience.
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