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Bug#586428: Please clear the apt cache

Hello Martion,

On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> wrote:
> Package: base-installer
> Version: 1.107
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: patch
> Is there a reason why base-installer doesn't clear the apt cache after
> installing base?  I end up with about 70 MB of .debs in
> /var/cache/apt/archives and this hurts on machines with little space
> (such as machines with only 512 MB flash storage).
> The following patch, which clears the cache after debootstrap and then
> again at the end (after kernel/extra packages), works for me.  OK to
> apply?

Conceptually it is OK but why not move it to post-base-installer.d?

Otavio Salvador                  O.S. Systems
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