Re: The Pseudo-Image Kit v2.0pre2
On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Philip Hands wrote:
> "J.A. Bezemer" <email@example.com> writes:
> > While I was at it, I also did a "minor redesign" of the cdimage.d.o
> > webpage. The result is at
> > http://panic.et.tudelft.nl/~costar/pseudo-image-kit/c.d.o/
> I like that, and given that the current mess is my fault, I'll
> unilaterally decide to use it :-)
> The only thing I noticed that could be added was that it might be
> worth describing the squid trick for avoiding the need to run a local
> mirror (by telling squid to keep .deb's for ages, and then setting
You mean in combination with apt's http method? Then that trick should go
only in ch211.html. You can use a formulation like this:
The proxy trick: If you already have a caching HTTP proxy server running,
you don't have to explicitly set up an FTP mirror. Configure the proxy to
keep *.deb files for a long time, and use apt's http aquisition method while
the `http_proxy' environment variable is set.
> Assuming that you don't mind me doing a bit of editing,
> I'll add that in.
Fine with me. When the pages are on cdimage.d.o, they're yours ;-)
And please check the pages (and READMEs of the Pseudo-Image Kit) for language
errors etc., as I'm not a native English speaker.