Re: How to partial mirror with pools?
Wookey <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.