Re: not enough room in /var/.../... to hold all debs
On Wed, 23 Jan 2002 09:45:03 +0100, Andrea Vettorello wrote:
>On Wed, 2002-01-23 at 08:29, Gary Turner wrote:
>> What are my choices here? Must I resize the partition ( there is all
>> kinds of room in the home or usr partitions I could steal ), or could I
>> create a link into, say, home/debs?
>You can pass an option to apt-get to store the packages in your home,
>'apt-get -o dir::cache::archives="/home/your_home/debs" dist-upgrade'.
>Probably apt will complain about a missing "partial" directory, so
>create one under "/your_home/debs".
Thank you both, Andrea and David. These were good suggestions that were
put to good use. I did use the apt.conf file, and created the "partial"
dir under /home/gt/aptcache. This worked like a charm. 197MB
downloaded, configured and done in 38 minutes total (it's great to be
less than 1000 ft from the CO on a dsl line--1.5Mb/s down on the cheap
Yes I fear I am living beyond my mental means--Nash