Re: Shared apt archives
On Mon, 28 May 2007 11:24:02 +0300
Chaim Keren Tzion <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have several debian installations and use a lot of bandwidth when
> doing apt-get updates etc. Would it break anything if I share
> the /var/cache/apt/archives/ directory between the machines?
> I particularly want to do this on a vserver machine that I run. It
> just seems like a waste to download 8 copies of the same file to the
> same hard drive when I do updates on the vservers.
Have you looked at apt-proxy? I think it would handle the situation you
describe quite nicely.