On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 10:41:21PM +0200, Helge Kreutzmann wrote: > Hello Julian, > On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 10:36:45PM +0200, Julian Andres Klode wrote: > > On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 10:30:38PM +0200, Helge Kreutzmann wrote: > > > Package: apt > > > Version: 0.8.15.10 > > > Severity: important > > > > > > This machine was installed last year and is running testing since. For > > > a time, I was wondering why /var/cache/apt/archives was not growing as > > > it did on other (older) machines. After searching I finally nailed it > > > down to > > > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 14918 Jun 30 2011 /etc/cron.daily/apt > > > > > > (I removed the executable bit to verify that it was indeed the cause). > > > Ever since I did this, no longer files are deleted. > > > > > > I never touched this file and /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/02periodic does not > > > exist on my system. According to the comments, nothing should be > > > deleted automatically: > > > > Do you have unattended-upgrades or update-notifier-common installed? > > rc unattended-upgrades 0.74.3 > automatic installation of security upgrades > ii update-notifier-common 0.99.3debian10 > Files shared between update-notifier and adept > > I haven't investigated them, though and did not manually install them, > probably installed as part of a task during d-i. But that's the explanation for the problem, as update-notifier-common installs 20archive which contains: APT::Archives::MaxAge "30"; APT::Archives::MinAge "2"; APT::Archives::MaxSize "500"; > > And thanks for the *ultra fast* reply, probably the fastest I ever > experienced for a bug report. I probably just checked e-mails when yours came in, so I answered it directly. -- Julian Andres Klode - Debian Developer, Ubuntu Member See http://wiki.debian.org/JulianAndresKlode and http://jak-linux.org/.
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