How to make your custom debian packages apt-gettable

Oohara Yuuma

This document describes how to upload your custom debian packages on a web server so that they can be downloaded with apt-get (8).

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Revision History
Revision v0.3Fri, 21 Sep 2001Revised by: oohara
Added the section "Assumptions", and the subsection "Example" (to the section "The most primitive way").
Revision v0.2Sat, 8 Sep 2001Revised by: oohara
Used /dev/null as the override file.
Revision v0.1Fri, 7 Sep 2001Revised by: oohara
This is the initial draft.

Table of Contents
1. Assumptions
2. The most primitive way
2.1. Create package overview files
2.2. Upload
2.3. Example