Bug#293048: RFP: apt-mirror -- Mirror APT repositories easily
| Hi Jari,
| On lun, ene 31, 2005 at 11:30:55 +0200, Jari Aalto wrote:
| > A small tool that provides ability to mirror any parts of Debian
| > GNU/Linux distribution and any "apt oriented sources". It takes config
| > similar to apt's "sources.list" and creates local mirror for given
| > sources.
| > See http://apt-mirror.sourceforge.net/ for better description.
| I've checked that program and it is a 15K perl script. There is even a deb
| package available in the sf site.
| I think a whole debian package for a 15K script is not needed. Maybe you
| could move that bug to a "whishlist" bug against any package that script
| could be part of.
I don't think the size is the problem. Debian's philosophy is to break
even the program chunks into doc, libs, executables in order for user
to be able to put together "tools that he needs".
As I'm not familiar with Debian packaging - and if there are already
debs - I invite any DD to adopt this utility and upload it into