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Re: How to make your custom debian packages apt-gettable

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On Fri, 7 Sep 2001 22:42:42 +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 08, 2001 at 01:22:00AM +0900, Oohara Yuuma wrote:
> > I wrote a documentation
> > "How to make your custom debian packages apt-gettable".
> > Have I re-invented the wheel?
> Not afaik, but you've chosen a rather complex method for it.
> Here's my ~/bin/makepackages:
> #!/bin/sh
> apt-ftparchive packages . > Packages
> apt-ftparchive sources . > Sources
> gzip -c Packages > Packages.gz
> gzip -c Sources > Sources.gz
> (Yes, I know I could do that in one line. No, I don't care.)
> Override files are totally pointless in this context.
I have only a potato system, so I can't use apt-ftparchive.

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