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Re: Using ISO image of installer DVD as repository - How?




On 05/31/2019 08:53 AM, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
Hi,

Dan Ritter wrote:
       deb file:///home/richard/dvdmount stretch main contrib

Richard Owlett wrote:
I now get a different error message:

How about adding "/pool" to the URI ?

   deb file:///home/richard/dvdmount/pool stretch main contrib

because i see in a mounted 9.4.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso

   /mnt/iso/pool/main/a/a2ps/a2ps_4.14-2_amd64.deb

(The man page and wiki are remarkably diffuse about "file:".)


Error message now:
The repository 'file:/home/richard/dvdmount/pool stretch Release'
does not have a Release file.

I've been using Synaptic primarily for current convenience.
Would I be better off using one of the apt family of command line tools?