Re: creating a local mirror
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Alexandros Papadopoulos wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 January 2005 13:11, David T-G wrote:
> > Hi, all --
> > I would like to create my own mirror for the purpose of installing
> > (perhaps with an upgrade along the way) Sarge via debootstrap and
> > apt-get since my DSL connection is a lot more like dialup.
> > I don't have an infinite amount of space, but I'd be surprised if I
> > really needed more than 6G-8G or so, which I certainly can do. But
> > how to get the contents -- and, more importantly, the right contents?
> > Is there a build-a-mirror HOWTO out there?
you'd first need to figuire out which mirror scripts you want to be using
( choice of about a dozen ways )
and whether you're gonna mirror to build a similar machine or different
distro ( wood,sarge,sid... )
> Although I've found apt-cacher to be more practical for the task of
> installing a small number of machines with more or less similar
> configuration. It just makes sure that you only download each package
> once, on a on-demand basis.