Bug#586434: Let's clean the apt cache
On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 10:41 AM, Petter Reinholdtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> [Frans Pop]
>> The only reason I see to keep the cache is when some packages (after
>> base-installer) fail to install. If we want to cover that case it should
>> be detected automatically by testing the result of tasksel . The final
>> cleanup could be omitted in that case.
> Sound like a good idea.
>>  Checking installation of packages using apt-install is much
>> harder to do as there are many different calls and failure may be
>> expected in some cases. It also gains much less as their total size
>> is much less.
> I believe it would not be very hard. We would have to add code to
> apt-install, and to the udeb handling the queue updated by apt-install
> before base-installer is exeucted. No need to update all those
> calling apt-install for this.
Agreed as well.
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