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Re: package proxying


> Johannes Wiedersich <johannes@physik.blm.tu-muenchen.de> [2006-04-21 10:47]:
> Lukas Ruf wrote:
> >Dear all,
> >
> >is there a toolset that allows for package being proxied/cached on a
> >second host?  The reason for my question: a set of computers is
> >connected to a server that runs 7*24h. Instead of having all the
> >computers download the packages individually, the server should fetch
> >all the *upgraded* packages during the night and store them locally in
> >a pool.  In the morning, the computers would then retrieve the
> >relevant packages from that pool.   Does there exist such a solution?
> >
> >I run once a mirror that provided this feature.  Now, I cannot
> >"afford" to have a local mirror.  Therefore, I would like to store
> >only the upgraded packages in server-cache.
> >
> >Is there any solution that provides this functionality?
> I use apt-cacher. It's quite simple to set up and works well.

thanks for the hint. I set up apt-proxy, which does approximately
the same, since it was mentioned a little earlier....


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