Re: Managing large numbers (100+) of Debian-based machines
On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 12:11:31AM +0200, Peter Beck wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-04-07 at 17:55 -0400, Rob Owens wrote:
> > If you decide not to go with your own apt repo, I highly recommend you
> > at least use something like apt-cacher-ng. It'll save a lot of
> > download bandwidth and time.
> If you're using different distros (debian, ubuntu...) I also recommend
> apt-cacher-ng because of the remapping feature. apt-cacher does not work
> well with debian and ubuntu at the same time because sometimes there are
> packages with the same name...
I had the same experience, which is why I now use apt-cacher-ng instead
> a little bit off-topic:
> I am using apt-cacher, with apt-cacher-ng I had issues with changing the
> repository-path to an nfs-share. Is that usually working or is it not
> possible to change the path ? I couldn't find anything related in the
> manual of apt-cacher-ng
I have moved my apt-cacher-ng files to a new partition, but kept the
same path name. That was successful. Later I moved it to a different
machine altogether, and that was also successful.