A Debian Archive Kit (dak) HowTo

This document describes setting up and configuring a dak repository for debian packages.

Introduction

dak is a collection of tools that work together to manage a debian package repository. Designed and used by debian to maintain debian's packages, it is a toolset designed for maintaining a large data set, or lots of packages. In the current version of Debian 5.0 Lenny there are more than 20,000 packages. If you are looking to create a personal repository or something smaller that what debian does, you may want to look at different tools other than dak.

Source Code

The source code for dak is kept in a git repository: [http://ftp-master.debian.org/git/ dak git]


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Source Code

The source code for dak is kept in a git repository: [http://ftp-master.debian.org/git/ dak git]


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Resources

[http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/HowTo/Ftpmaster dak description at Debian Edu]