[NEWS] New debpartial-mirror release
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= debpartial-mirror 0.2.90 ready for testing =
We're glad to announce an improved version of debpartial-mirror.
It comes with a lot of new (amazing) features and it is easier to
This release is based on the python-cdd library, which is an
important development for the Custom Debian Distribuition project.
The current version is almost ready for production use (some users
already use it) but we still need more testing, reviews and
Translation contribuitions are (of course) welcome too!
A gtk-based UI is also in early developement: suggestions, comments
and requests would be very helpful to us in this stage.
Latest development releases can be found at O.S. Systems SVN
Major improvements of this version:
* It is possible to act on single or selected mirrors.
* Command interface resembles apt/aptitude; this should make users
* familiar with debpartial-mirror usage.
* Could merge many mirrors in a new one doing dependency resolution;
* this should make it easier for CDDs to create custom repositories.
Departial-mirror is a tool that easily creates partial mirrors of
With this tool it is possible to create custom apt-style archives,
merging different parts from multiple repositories.
- From each repository (remote or local) it is possible to specify which
part of the mirror should be mirrored, by specifying
packages sections, a list of packages, or even files and directories
matching regular expressions.
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