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Re: Debian mirror



Hi !

On 2021-05-17 11:17 p.m., Sandro Tosi wrote:
> On Mon, May 17, 2021 at 11:09 PM Polyna-Maude Racicot-Summerside
> <debian@polynamaude.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi !
>> Maybe this is not the good mailing list, if so, please let me know which
>> one to go to.
>> I am making a copy of the Debian repository.
>> In the past I used both debmirror and aptly.
>> With aptly, I can get a possibility to make snapshot.
>> But I need to sign the new mirror with my own key and it can't be used
>> directly for a Debian installation.
> 
> it definitely can: you need to configure the public key as a preseed
> parameter (or the way that you're doing installation if it's not
> preseed), and the installation will continue as expected, recognizing
> the key used to sign the archive files and trusting the repository.
> 
I didn't know this one, that is I can supply my own key to the debian
installer program.
I will check how this is done.
>>
>> The reason I decided to use aptly is because I saw that when I run
>> debmirror, at then it will delete some files.
>> I was wondering if there's old version deleted from the repository when
>> we publish update ?
>> Does someone know what are the files deleted by debmirror when it
>> finished to run ?
For now, I'll continue with using debmirror.
>> --
>> Polyna-Maude R.-Summerside
>> -Be smart, Be wise, Support opensource development
>>
> 
> 

-- 
Polyna-Maude R.-Summerside
-Be smart, Be wise, Support opensource development

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