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Re: ping for missing maintainers

Otavio Salvador <otavio@debian.org> wrote:

> Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> writes:
>>> But current apt-cacher still miss some nice features of apt-proxy like
>>> the possibility to enforce a server to be use for Debian or anything
>>> else.
>> Parse error. What do you want to enforce? You can setup path mapping
>> (from /debian to a list of real location) and forbid access to other
>> locations.
> I didn't know about this feature. Last time I checked it I failed to
> figure it out. So I don't think we have any important feature in
> apt-proxy that isn't present in apt-cacher.

A couple of days ago I followed a discussion on debian-german about
that, and one limitation of apt-cacher seemed to be that it is not
possible to tell it to keep a certain number of old versions (from the
same suite).  This is an important feature for me, especially when
testing upgrade scenarios.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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