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Re: How to partial mirror with pools?

Wookey <wookey@aleph1.co.uk> writes:

> It creates a specific rsync include filelist to get the updates you
> need. It does this by looking through the packages.gz/sources.gz
> files to generate a list of all the ones with /pool in their
> path. Well, for current potato there aren't any of those - only the
> link's (conventional) position is recorded.

Yes.  For the purposes of backwards compatibility, principle of least
surprise etc. yada yada, potato's Packages files have their Filename:
entries munged so that they only reference the symlinks in dists/ and
never pool/ directly.

> Did packages used to have their status as being in the pool listed
> in the the packages files?


> I assume so or this script should never have worked as intended.

The script was probably intended to work with !stable distributions
where the Filename: references are unmunged.


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