how to authenticate my local repository
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Wed Apr 30 16:01:32 UTC 2008
Willy Hamra wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 5:47 PM, Bruce Marshall <bmarsh at bmarsh.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> > 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.
> something i want to know, is it it enough to put them in this cache folder
> to be used, or do i need to kind of register them somehow?
No it isn't. apt-ftparchive, as the OP uses, builds the necessary status
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