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Re: Password problem confirmed as repeatable - was [Re: Newbie password problem(s)]

Hi,I thought about different approach ...


On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 12:46:38AM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 06:31:50AM -0600, Richard Owlett wrote:
> ...
> > I've been a "computer user" since before Mr. Torvalds was born. I
> > just never had reason to have contact with *nix. Even when working
> > for DEC I was much more into analog than digital.
> I see.  I guess you were a VMS or some mainframe user...
> As for apt-zip:
>  http://alioth.debian.org/projects/apt-zip
>  http://packages.qa.debian.org/a/apt-zip.html
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?src=apt-zip
> It seems somewhat stalled.  You may wish to takeover project to update
> it to be compatible with current apt repository.  The last update was
> 2008.

Usually, I recommend not to try to make full archive copy to reduce our
server load.  But if you are careful, this may be a simpler solution
than fixing apt-zip.  You may also avoid some parts of archive.  These
debian package maybe useful to be as efficient as possible to make
partial mirror.

 debmirror  http://packages.qa.debian.org/d/debmirror.html
   (This is made by debhelper developer and current)
 apt-mirror http://apt-mirror.sourceforge.net/
 apt-p2p    http://www.camrdale.org/apt-p2p/


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