Re: piuparts offline
I agree jidanni is being annoying, but since I had several hours to
kill while I am on the airplane without access to a full mirror, I
decided to give approx offline a try.
Approx has a configuration '$offline true' which is off by default,
but when enabled, it will serve outdated Packages files etc.
I'm right now debugging qemubuilder, and it seems to be working.
At Tue, 3 Feb 2009 07:24:15 +0100,
Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 03/02/09 at 12:49 +0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >>>>> "HL" == Holger Levsen <email@example.com> writes:
> > HL> tags 512458 +wontfix
> > HL> thanks
> > HL> Hi,
> > HL> On Montag, 2. Februar 2009, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >>> Just use a local approx mirror.
> > >> I'm saying that if anybody knows how to use piuparts (and/or pbuilder)
> > >> offline, then please add an example to the documentation.
> > HL> You wrote those lines just quoted below the, albeit small, howto. Amazing.
> > HL> As you seem to be unwilling to follow the suggestion to provide a
> > HL> patch for the piuparts documentation how to use piuparts offline
> > HL> together with the approx package, I'm tagging this bug wontfix, as
> > HL> I dont have any interest to fix it.
> > HL> Feel free to provide a patch, I might include it. Else I will
> > HL> close this bug in a month.
> > HL> regards,
> > HL> Holger
> > I am saying I do not know how to use piuparts offline. Therefore I am
> > unable to provide a patch. I am saying if there is anyone who could
> > document how to use piuparts offline, then I wish they would please
> > kindly document how, with all the steps, starting from poff(1). Thank you.
> You are being annoying.
> There's no such things as "running piuparts offline". What you want is
> to run piuparts, and find a way to download or find all the debs that
> are necessary without reaching a remote mirror.
> We pointed to different solutions:
> - using a full local mirror (but you would need to mirror all of Debian)
> - using a local cache/proxy, such as approx, that would have the .debs
> you need if you first run piuparts online once on the packages you are
> interested in, before running it offline.
> If you don't know how to set up a local mirror or approx, you probably
> shouldn't be using piuparts anyway.
> Also, please configure your mailer correctly, and set up a realname.
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