[Comm-en] Re: Setup local directory for apt

Chad tama4 at amnet.co.cr
Tue Jul 22 17:57:12 MSD 2003

On Sunday 20 July 2003 12:33, you wrote:
> I am trying to set up apt to use a local directory in addition to the
> default repositories.
> I get the following error:
> [root at localhost root]# apt-get update
> [root at localhost root]# apt-get update
> Ign file: alt/ release
> Get:1 ftp://updates.altlinux.com Junior/2.2/i586 release [687B]
> Get:2 ftp://ftp.altlinux.com ALTLinux release [1910B]
> Fetched 2597B in 2s (1112B/s)
> Err file: alt/ srclist
> used instead.
> I am trying to use /root/alt as the directory. I ran 'dpkg-scansources alt
> | gzip > alt/Sources.gz'  and that created 'Sources.gz'
> This is the addition to sources.list 'rpm-src file:/root alt/'
> I am going off a debian how to. Could not find any for ALJ2.2
> Any ideas on what I am missing/doing wrong?

Did you run genbasedir? That creates the source.list and pkg.list.

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