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Bug#586428: Please clear the apt cache


On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> wrote:
> One setup that would not break Debian Edu is to clean the apt cache
> once just after debootstrap, as bind-mounting the apt cache is only
> done after debootstrap is done when building the LTSP chroot.  The
> reason is simply that as far as I know, there is no way to get
> debootstrap to use an existing apt cache, so those packages are
> downloaded every time.  It is at the moment ~50 MiB of debs.  The
> remaining 3 GiB of packages are fetched from the apt cache,
> thought. :)

So it being done at base-installer time would not hurt you, indeed.
Then basically it could be always done (and disabled by a preseeding
option if needed).

Otavio Salvador                  O.S. Systems
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