Re: Local non-mirror debian archive
Dave Sherohman <email@example.com> wrote:
>On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 11:34:47PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
>> apt-ftparchive(1) or dpkg-scanpackages(8), take your pick.
>OK, I've patched together an override file and used dpkg-scanpackages to
>create Packages. I've added
>deb http://bradley/debian westling main
>to /etc/apt/sources.list. But apt-get doesn't like my archive. It insists
>that the Packages file isn't there, even though I can go in manually on port
>80 and find it right where apt-get says it isn't.
You need to gzip the Packages file (and the Sources file, if you have
one). I filed bug #65839 against dpkg-dev about this almost a year ago
now, but haven't heard anything back. Maybe I should put together a
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]