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authorJason Woodward2004-01-13 18:55:56 +0000
committerJason Woodward2004-01-13 18:55:56 +0000
commit3d6ae1614eaca3b9cb1d9523660598316d0351a2 (patch)
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removed default user pass so that they can be specified in the package source URL
updated docs
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@@ -35,6 +35,7 @@ Frequenty Asked Questions:
34. Is the ROOT environment variable honored for install and upgrading?
35. How do I specify the exact version of a package to install?
36. Why is upgradepkg complaining it cannot find installpkg or removepkg, with sudo?
+37. How can I specify a username/password for the connection to the package source?
@@ -721,3 +722,16 @@ Frequenty Asked Questions:
slapt-get via sudo. Or use su - -c 'slapt-get [options] [arg]s'.
+37. How can I specify a username/password for the connection to the package source?
+
+ This can be specified right in the package source url within the /etc/slapt-getrc.
+ You will want to make sure that sensitive passwords are protected, and possibly
+ harden the permissions on /etc/slapt-getrc so that only the root user can read
+ the file.
+
+ Examples:
+
+ SOURCE=http://user:pass@host.org/path/to/packages/
+ SOURCE=ftp://user:pass@host.org/pub/packages/
+
+