how to authenticate my local repository

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at
Wed Apr 30 16:21:30 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 30 April 2008, Derek Broughton wrote:
> I _know_ that doesn't work.  What is _in_ /var/cache/apt/archives is
> indexed in /var/lib/dpkg...  You can't just stick a .deb in the archives
> directory and expect it to be found.

No, I didn't say that "any old" deb pkg would be found.   Just debs copied 
from another machine that has been updated.  Adept (for example)  will find 
any deb file in the archives that it has processed or is called for by the 
update sequence.

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