Re: ,deb's follow Packages files to mirrors: nuts or what?
On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 02:33:43PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Colin Watson <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 05:02:10PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> >> Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> > Not if you're doing a partial mirror (e.g. unstable only), in which case
> >> > you need to have the Packages and Sources files first in order to work
> >> > out what to mirror.
> >> Sure, but in that case you can fetch those without installing them,
> >> figure out what to mirror, and then install your modified files.
> > Yeah, that would make sense. Anyone want to implement that in debmirror?
> > :-)
> debmirror (20040729) unstable; urgency=low
> * Download meta files to temp directory first (Closes: #219977)
Colin Watson [email@example.com]