[Piuparts-devel] Bug#512458: piuparts offline
lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Mon Feb 2 07:15:05 UTC 2009
On 02/02/09 at 05:44 +0800, jidanni at jidanni.org wrote:
> Dear debian-devel: has anybody tried piuparts, pbuilder offline?
> You see, often there is some package that I suspect is not
> diaper-trained, leaving more than just say footprints in /var/log/
> upon purge, or perhaps not cleaning back up the "Registry" (debconf), etc.
> So I think: well there's this piuparts package that can test those
> But my attempts with piuparts seem to show that it was made for people
> with good network connections.
> But then I say to myself: if, totally offline, I can apt-get (or
> aptitude) install and purge some package X, then why can't I do
> piuparts tests too offline?
> Everything I need is there, in /var/lib/apt/lists and
> /var/cache/apt/archives. (One hopes they could be mounted
> (read-only!!) during any tests.)
> Everything except instructions, that even Limited Edition Brain me can
> follow, see the Cc'd bugs. Thanks.
As it was already said in one of the bug reports you filed about that:
Just use a local approx mirror.
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