Re: understanding apt-proxy
Chris Halls wrote:
I would be glad to help if I end up getting a little better
understanding. I will read more of the apt-proxy script.
On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 02:17:22PM -0700, Paul Scott wrote:
I had read all of these except the import but I had done the import.
Often enough I find Linux documentations skips over or assumes
understanding that I don't have yet. Not that I don't appreciate all
that has been done.
I would happily accept worked-over documentation for anything I maintain -
knowing a program inside-out does not help in writing documentation - I
don't always see the problems you do.
I have many times. I believe I have the latest version since I upgrade
often. I finally see your helixcode example as saying what you have
In this case I may be closer than I think. For security I have:
add_backend /security/ \
and from the client I get:
Failed to fetch
404 is not serviced by this server
The backend name and address you give in sources.list need to match.
In this case, you specified 'security' as backend name and
'security.debian.org' in sources.list.
I quote from the apt-proxy.conf that
I suggested you look at:
# Debian security
#deb http://APTPROXY:9999/security stable/updates main contrib non-free
(well, you need to change 'stable' to 'testing' and set your apt-proxy
host name, but otherwise it is correct for you.)
Much better. Those errors are gone now.
I'll see if I can contribute to the documentation. There is still a lot
missing from my networking knowledge.