my own repository
geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com
Fri Dec 29 09:05:18 UTC 2006
ben darby spake thusly on 12/28/2006 02:48 PM:
> * Scott wrote:
>> Martin Marcher spake thusly on 12/28/2006 04:59 AM:
>>> 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.
Yep. It's one of the ones I use. But in his case he was wanting to
utilize is own in addition to the standard Ubuntu ones.
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