Andre Majorel wrote:I am in exactly the same situation. I have some special cases that
> One of the releases I'm debmirror-ing (Lenny) has disappeared
> from the mirror I'm mirroring off. Before I remove that release
> from the debmirror command line, I'd like to save those packages
need special handling. A little disk space now speeds things up
> First thought is to generate a list of file names fromIn my case I simply set up a separate mirror for Lenny and pointed the
> dists/lenny/*/binary-i386/Packages.gz and pipe that into cpio
> -pdl /somewhere/else but maybe there's an easier way ?
upstream source to my local mirror. Then ran the mirror script to
pull the packages from the existing local mirror into the new lenny
mirror. The packages transfer very quickly since it is all local
Then after that mirror was done then I updated the lenny,squeeze
This worked out well since the packages for lenny (oldstable) are in a
If you were inclined then after transfering your packages locally you
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