Re: mirroring debian-security, sharing package pool with stable/testing/sid pool
On 04/11/2014 02:56 AM, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
Thus my question:
Is it possible to use debmirror, to mirror stable,testing,sid as well
as debian-security for stable and testing, and have them all share the
same package pool?
I can't see it, and I'm hoping I am simply not understanding
something. If I would have to go to a more advanced setup with some
other debian tool, I am willing, but that would take some time (namely
finding the time, so would not be immediately).
I do this using a rasberry pi (or laptop) running approx, I keep it
up-to-date & cart it round to the various sites I admin,
/etc/approx/approx.conf on the Pi points at local mirrors, mine looks like
I have a couple of alternate sources in each section but you can only
use one at a time.
All I do is hook the Pi up to the network of the to-be-updated machines
and then apt-get update then dist-upgrade as usual, the
/etc/apt/sources.list looks a bit like
deb http://apt.proxy.here:9999/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free
#deb http://ftp.uwa.edu.au/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free
#deb http://mirror.nus.edu.sg/Debian/ jessie main contrib non-free
deb http://apt.proxy.here:9999/debian/ jessie-updates main contrib non-free
#deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ jessie-updates main contrib non-free
#deb http://apt.proxy.here:9999/debian/ jessie-backports main contrib non-free
deb http://apt.proxy.here:9999/debsec/ jessie/updates main contrib non-free
#deb http://security.debian.org/debian-security/ jessie/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://apt.proxy.here:9999/deb-multimedia/ jessie main non-free
#deb http://apt.proxy.here:9999/jessie-backports/ jessie main non-free
#deb http://apt.proxy.here:9999/debian-volatile/ jessie main non-free
(I have some legacy alt sources for when I was travelling)
and each computer has an entry in /etc/hosts like
that points at the static assigned IP of my Pi on that network.
This isn't a 0 bandwidth solution but it's pretty good.
HTH HAND etc..