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Re: apt with index diff support

On Sun, 11 Sep 2005 09:18:57 +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org> wrote:
> > On Saturday 10 September 2005 07:46 am, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> >> Having to specify this at the commandline is messy, is there a way to put
> >> this in /etc/apt.conf.d/? I've tried in vain using
> >> APT::URL-Remap::http://merkel.debian.org/~aba/debian/
> >> {"http://ftp.at.debian.org/debian";};
> > I would expect that removing the braces would do the right thing.
> > APT::URL-Remap::http://merkel.debian.org/~aba/debian/ 
> > "http://ftp.at.debian.org/debian";;
> Thanks,
> it does not help though; I still get:
> (SID)root@argenau:/# apt-cache show apt
> E: Syntax error /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/80incremental:2: Extra junk at end of file

APT { URL-Remap::http://merkel.debian.org/~aba/debian/ "http://ftp.at.debian.org/debian";; };
at least parses (should the method of scoping make any difference, or is it a bug?),
but seems not to have any effect.

> PS: I got tht lots-of-curly-braces-idea from
> /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/70debconf.

DPkg::Pre-Install-Pkgs wants a list, this is the reason for braces, I think.

Michał Politowski
Talking has been known to lead to communication if practiced carelessly.

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