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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... )


c ya
> http://www.debian.org/mirror/ftpmirror
> 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.

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