my own repository

ben darby 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
> 
> http://www.google.com/search?q=apt+pinning+howto
> 
> http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/
> 

and as for the repository try falcon, its easy to set up and works a treat
along with pinning.

http://seveas.theplayboymansion.net/seveas/dists/edgy-seveas/all/


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ben darby
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