Re: repository-howto --> Obsoleted
On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 09:26:03PM +1030, Karl Goetz wrote:
> Hi all,
>  lists apt-ftparchive as a tool to "move a collection of packages",
> which it doesn't appear to do (at least, none of the doco explains
> it, and a quick browse of the source doesn't enlighten me).
> apt-ftparchive can be replaced by reprepro. I think it would be worth
> updating this document to try and avoid confusing people who are trying
> to do something "the Debian way".
I think apt-ftparchive is right tool but this documentation is to blame.
The apt-ftparchive command is used in our archive as I understand.
All other tools are for convienience tools for regular users and YMMV.
I have updated usage guide for apt-fetarchive in Debian reference:
At least apt-fetarchive is available on developer machine such as
osamu@ravel:~$ type apt-ftparchive
apt-ftparchive is /usr/bin/apt-ftparchive
osamu@ravel:~$ type reprepro
-bash: type: reprepro: not found
I marked all obsoleted documents to show their title with:
I hope this helps these people coming to these pages via google without
seeing our main web pages.