Re: running aptitude and apt-get from cron
On Sat, Jul 05, 2003 at 10:08:45PM +0100, Richard Kimber wrote:
> I have been running 'apt-get-update' from cron during the night. Root
> gets sent the output which is much as one would see in a terminal.
> However, following a recent message from someone (Colin Watson???) to
> the list suggesting that it is better to run aptitude than apt-get
I would have been more likely to suggest using 'dselect update', for the
reason that that also keeps /var/lib/dpkg/available up to date.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]