Re: building or obtaining debian non-free CDs ? - margins
On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 08:47:57PM -0700, Alvin Oga wrote:
> - if "/var/cache/apt/archives" fits on one or 2 CD's ... i'm thinking
> that's all the packages that is needed to clone that box ??
> - is the archives directory the same structure as the
> main *.deb repository ( i say/think: nope, it's not )
Kind of jumping in the middle here, but if you are looking to get a
repository structure for the packages you use...
I *think* if you use apt-proxy you end up with a structure like the
$ find /var/cache/apt-proxy -type d -maxdepth 5 \
| sed -e 's[/var/cache/apt-proxy/[['
> - make an itty-bitty script to go thru apt/archives
> and install um in order ... :-)
> - fun stuff to "get around" the debian way :-0
> c ya
Chris Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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