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Re: Local non-mirror debian archive

Dave Sherohman <esper@sherohman.org> 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                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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