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freight — Freight configuration

Description

The Freight configuration is a sourced shell script that defines a few important variables.

Options

VARLIB
The Freight library directory. Typically /var/lib/freight.
VARCACHE
The Freight cache directory. Typically /var/cache/freight. This should be the document root of the web server.
ARCHS
The architectures to support. Typically i386 amd64.
ORIGIN
The Origin field in the Debian archive.
LABEL
The Label field in the Debian archive.
CACHE
on to cache package control files or off to read them from the packages on each freight-cache(1) run.
GPG
The GPG key(s) to use. This value must be set either in a configuration file or by using the -g option to freight-cache(1). Multiple keys can be given to sign the repository with more signatures.
GPG_PASSPHRASE_FILE
Pathname of a file containing the GPGP private key´s passphrase. This sets the --passphrase-fd and --passphrase-file options to gpg(1). The passphrase file can be set either in a configuration file or by using the -p option to freight-cache(1).
GPG_DIGEST_ALGO
Message digest algorithm that GPG should use to sign the repository. Apt is phasing out SHA1 so it is recommended to use SHA512 for most use-cases. This sets the --personal-digest-preferences option to gpg(1). The digest algorithm can be set either in a configuration file or by using the -a option to freight-cache(1).
SYMLINKS
on to follow symbolic links in VARLIB to produce extra components in the cache directory or off to offer no special treatment.

Files

/etc/freight.conf
The default configuration file.
~/.freight.conf
User-specific configuration file.
etc/freight.conf, .freight.conf
Directory-specific configuration files.

Environment Variables

FREIGHT_CONF
The pathname of an alternate configuration file.

Theme Song

The New Pornographers - "All the Old Showstoppers"

Author

Richard Crowley r@rcrowley.org

See Also

freight-add(1) adds packages to the intermediate "Freight library" that is used by freight-cache(1) to build the actual repositories.

reprepro(1) manages Debian archives, too, if Freight isn´t your thing.

Referenced By

freight(1), freight-add(1), freight-cache(1), freight-clear-cache(1), freight-init(1).

March 2016 Freight