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Re: Tool to generate an override file from packages?

On Sun, 23 Sep 2001, Admar Schoonen wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 03:05:59PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > quite a few people maintain their own aptable archives of packages -
> > whether for internal use or for publication. In that environment,
> > override files don't serve a purpose since the ftp maintainer is also
> > the package maintainer. However dpkg-scanpackages complains about
> > every package it doesn't find in the override file.
> apt-ftparchive doesn't complain about it.
> AFAIK apt-ftparchive is the successor of dpkg-scanpackages and contains more
> functionality (if you only want to use apt-ftparchive just like
> dpkg-scanpackages, use 'apt-ftparchive packages')
> apt-ftparchive is in the apt-utils package

I have need of the script which generates .../dists/sid/Release.
AFAIKT it is not in apt-ftparchives.  Can anyone help here, please?



Lindsay Allen   <allen@cleo.murdoch.edu.au>    Perth, Western Australia
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