how to authenticate my local repository
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Wed Apr 30 18:38:08 BST 2008
Bruce Marshall wrote:
> 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.
If you want to share your /var/cache/apt/archives, you need to share
your /var/lib/dpkg as well - otherwise, it's just "any old deb"
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