Mirroring i386 locally

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Fri Nov 12 10:55:41 UTC 2004

On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 06:03:08PM +1100, David Collett wrote:
> So my question is, how would I obtain a similar mirror of ubuntu for
> this purpose?
> I know I can mirror the full archive with rsync, but thats 27GB and I
> only want one arch (i386), i368 only I would expect to be around 7GB
> which is acceptable. The way the achive is organised in 'pool' means
> theres no easy way to download i386 only, I'd have to do it
> intellegently using the package files or something.
> So is there a standard way for mirroring one architechure of a debian
> distrobution like this

I use the debmirror package for this.

> (or are there jigdo files for ubuntu DVD iso's?)

We don't build DVDs at the moment. There are jigdo files for the CDs,
but the warty ones are currently broken. I'm looking at fixing them now.


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at canonical.com]

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