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add more building instructions for the apt libraries. Also document t…

…he environment variables that the s3 command will accept.
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Cliff Moon
Cliff Moon committed Oct 26, 2009
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This has to be compiled with the source version of apt.
+You can get the source here:
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+ bzr branch http://bzr.debian.org/apt/debian-sid apt-debian-sid
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Once compiled, the resulting s3 binary must be placed in /usr/lib/apt/methods/ along with the other protocol binaries.
-Finally, this is how you add it to the /etc/apt/sources.list file:
+Finally, this is how you add it to the /etc/apt/sources.list file if you want your credentials in the url:
deb s3://AWS_ACCESS_ID:[AWS_SECRET_KEY_IN_BRACKETS]@s3.amazonaws.com/BUCKETNAME prod main
+otherwise leave off the credentials and it will draw them from the environment variables AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID and AWS_SECRET_KEY_ID.
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Simply upload all of your .deb packages and Packages.gz file into the s3 bucket you chose with the file key mapping that matches the file system layout.

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