On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 01:21:20AM +0100, Emmanuel Kasper wrote: > Hello > With a couple of other folks following ITP #424905, I am trying to > get a newer version of MAME, the arcade emulator in debian. We have > now a working package and I am trying to understand how to properly > create virtual package since we have to deal with a rename in > upstream ( The Unix Port sdlmame merged with the Windows-only mame ) > [snip] > > B) It is possible to test the upgrade process without an > apt-repository ? As I have the packages locally on my machine, I > can't use aptitude to handle the conflicts. You could use reprepro with a simple conf/distributions file, something like this: Origin: Ringlet Codename: unstable Components: main Architectures: i386 kfreebsd-i386 source Description: Peter Pentchev's unofficial Debian archive SignWith: 2527DF13 Contents: ...and then add a file:// repository to /etc/apt/sources.list. G'luck, Peter -- Peter Pentchev email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org roam@FreeBSD.org PGP key: http://people.FreeBSD.org/~roam/roam.key.asc Key fingerprint FDBA FD79 C26F 3C51 C95E DF9E ED18 B68D 1619 4553 I had to translate this sentence into English because I could not read the original Sanskrit.
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