Copying misc. files to target system

Aaron Hall aaron.hall at
Fri Jan 15 18:37:59 CET 2016

On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 06:07:53PM +0100, Thomas Lange wrote:
> >>>>> On Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:34:42 -0600, Aaron Hall <aaron.hall at> said:
> > The custom configs are installed with fcopy as usual. I have the feeling
> > that I'm overlooking a better way to do this. Am I?
> I'm using a shell script with a call to apt-ftparchive to create my
> local package repository. Then, I extend my sources.list and add the
> package names to packages_config/*.

Would you mind posting the script? I've never used apt-ftparchive. I am
running apt-cacher on the FAI server (which also serves as the local apt
for Debian machines here).


Aaron Hall <aaron.hall at>
Asst. Systems & Network Administrator
Washburn University ITS

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