Re: apt-move, merge ??
On Fri, Jul 07, 2000 at 01:20, Rogerio Brito wrote:
> On Jul 06 2000, Pann McCuaig wrote:
> > apt-move rocks! The idea of building a partial local mirror using
> > debs downloaded by apt-get is right on.
> Indeed it does. It's a great idea to manage debs downloaded.
> That means that it also saves me from typing apt-get
> autoclean. :-)
> I usually build a partial local mirror and then burn copies on
> CDs so that I can give them to friends (with some extras like
> StarOffice and Helix Gnome).
> > So how do I download those packages only once?
> I usually use
> # apt-get -d install <package>
> It only downloads the packages and then I use apt-move to move
> them to my local mirror.
> Hope this helps, Roger...
Well, I'd already grokked this much. But that requires
# apt-get -s install <package> ...
on the client machine (to see what that machine needs). I'd hoped to
forego the -s and move them to the server after they were installed.
Thanks for the response.
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