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Re: Local packages?



> Hi...
> 
> I have made some local packages and would like to integrate them into
> dselect.  I have made a directory on our FTP mirror and have put them
> there, along with a script that generates a Packages file by simply
> taking the control sections from the .deb and adding blank lines
> between them.
> 
> However, dselect apparently wants more -- things like a Filename
> header, md5sums, etc.  How can I generate Packages files for local
> packages?  Can I get the scripts that are used on master (and would
> these even help me)?  If so, where?

I think you want dpkg-scanpackages -- it's part of dpkg-dev.

Cheers,

 - Jim

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