Simple question: is apt-proxy still being maintained?
Based on the growing list of bugs, I suspect not.
A quick glance of some of the reports shows no sign of response from
Some users in fact have completely given up.
A recent bug I have discovered makes it unusable.
However, I prefer the approach over apt-cacher, as the apt-sources
entries remain independent of the server that will be used to retrieve
Is there a good alternative?
<why this is important>
Without apt-proxy, I can't build packages with pbuilder, because it
can't download the required files, which means I can't rebuild my
package for sarge in order to see if it fixes a bug I encountered while
testing another piece of Debian software. ARgghh!
Brian May <email@example.com>