my own repository
ben at cvrse.com
Thu Dec 28 21:48:07 UTC 2006
* Scott wrote:
> Martin Marcher spake thusly on 12/28/2006 04:59 AM:
> > Hello,
> > I'm maintaining a few servers and was until recently happy with the
> > packages provided in the standard ubuntu repositories.
> > However I'd like to use a few packages with custom patches applied
> > for the time beiing I'm either
> > a) downloading deb-src installing it and hoping that the ubuntu
> > repositories won't override my installation or
> > b) building it totally from source on the various machines.
> > Now my target is to have a local repository with the packages that I
> > create (preferrably on a single machine) and add this repository to
> > the sources.list.
> > What I'm hoping to achieve would be packages that won't be overriden
> > (using cyrus as an example here).
> APT Pinning would be your best bet. You can give your repository
> priority over any others.
> $ man apt_preferences
and as for the repository try falcon, its easy to set up and works a treat
along with pinning.
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