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Re: dpkg-scanpackages and udebs


Now for added points, when two versions of a udeb exist in an archive 
directory, how does one make apt-ftparchive only list the most recent one in 
the Packages file it generates? I'm currently using the recipe on that page 
almost verbatim.

I'm trying to override just a single package out of the archive, so I've made 
a complete mirror of all the udebs locally and have placed my updated udeb in 
the same directory, with a bigger version number (0.04local > 0.04 ?). Anna 
still seems to want to grab 0.04 though. For some reason, 0.04local comes 
after 0.04 in the generated Packages (but why are both in there in the first 


On Sun, 1 Jun 2003 08:15 pm, Thorsten Sauter wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> * Peter Hawkins <peter@hawkins.emu.id.au> [2003-06-01 07:11]:
> > Quick question: How does one make dpkg-scanpackages look for udebs so I
> > can generate a local apt-able repository of udebs?
> take a look at pere's d-i page:
> http://people.debian.org/~pere/debian-installer/archive.html
> Bye
> Thorsten

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