[svlug] Creating a custom deb archive?
joey at kitenet.net
Mon Aug 21 19:33:01 PDT 2000
wayne at qconcepts.net wrote:
> I've recently built a number of custom binary .debs for my companies use.
> I would like to build a custom deb archive so that I can add the webserver
> to my sources.list, and just apt-get as necessary. I can't seem to find
> any documentation on how to configure this properly. Does anyone know of
> the location of documentation for this?
Hm, I'm not sure we have any really good documentation on this, it has
elements of black magick.
sources.list(5) is a must-read, as is dpkg-scanpackages(8). Basically,
you use dpkg-scanpackages to generate a Packages file. Depending on how
you invoke it, the sources.list entries can vary quite a bit.
see shy jo
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