Command edit allows to change metadata of local repository: comment, default distribution and component.
$ aptly repo edit <name>
nameis a local repository name
-comment="": any text that would be used to described local repository
-component="": default component when publishing
-distribution="": default distribution when publishing
uploaders.jsonto be used when including .changes into this repository
Distribution and component would be used as defaults when publishing repository either directly or via snapshot.
-uploaders-file flag is given, contents of the file are parsed
and attached to local repository. This would be per-repository
upload restriction used by aptly repo include command.
To remove uploaders restriction for the repository, use empty value:
$ aptly repo edit -comment="Nightly builds" -distribution=wheezy testing Local repo [testing]: Nightly builds successfully updated.