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apt-repo (3) Versions 0.1.2

Add repositories to APT sources

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cookbook 'apt-repo', '~> 0.1.2', :supermarket
cookbook 'apt-repo', '~> 0.1.2'
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chef-apt-repo

Set up APT repositories for Debian.

Documentation

chef-apt-repo lets you manage apt repositories with
Chef.

Simple example

To add an apt source for a PPA named "foobar/quux" just do this:

ppa "foobar/quux"

To add a repo for a package named "foobar" when using chef-apt-repo,
you might do something like this in your chef recipes:

apt_repo "foobar" do
  key_package "foobar-debian-keyring"
  url "http://deb.example.org/"
end

This would add a file called foobar.list containing a deb line with
the specified URL to your /etc/apt/sources.list.d and install the
package foobar-debian-keyring (which is assumed to contain the GPG
keys used to sign the packages in this repo).

Obtaining GPG keys from a keyserver

Of course you shouldn't just install random keyrings so it might be a
better idea to actually get the key you want from a keyserver before
installing the key package:

apt_repo "foobar" do
  key_package "foobar-debian-keyring"
  url "http://deb.example.org/"
  key_id "8BADF00D"
  keyserver "keyserver.example.org" # defaults to keys.gnupg.net
end

You could also omit the key_package completely, but if there is a
key package it's usually a good idea to install it, since your apt
keyring is always up-to-date that way.

Downloading GPG keys via HTTP

In case you prefer to get your keys via HTTP instead of a keyserver,
you can do so by specifying a key_url in addition to the key_id:

apt_repo "foobar" do
  key_id "8BADF00D"
  key_url "http://keys.example.org/foobar.gpg.key"
  url "http://deb.example.org/"
end

(You still need the key id because it is used in order to determine
whether the key is already installed.)

Specifying distribution and components

The commands above don't specify a distribution or a list of
components, so distribution defaults to the current distribution's
LSB codename (for example "lucid" or "squeeze"), while components
defaults to the "main" component.

If you want to specify a different distribution or components or
enable source packages, you can do so by adding the corresponding
definitions:

apt_repo "foobar" do
  key_id "8BADF00D"
  key_package "foobar-debian-keyring"
  url "http://deb.example.org/"
  distribution "foobar-stable"
  components ["free", "non-free"]
  source_packages true
end

This would roughly correspond to something like this:

cat > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/foobar.list <

Real world examples

If you are interested in seeing some simple recipes that use
chef-apt-repo you might want to have a peek into the recipes
directory
.

Why chef-apt-repo?

chef-apt-repo predates similar functionality in
Opscode's apt cookbook.

While I have no plans to deprecate this cookbook just yet, I have been
working with the Opscode team to add some missing features to their
cookbook.

If you are starting a new project, I would suggest that you use the
Opscode cookbook instead of this one.

Copyright (c) 2010-2011 Sebastian Boehm. See LICENSE for details.

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