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Re: debootstrap and using /var/cache/apt/archives as --cache-dir


On Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:57:13 +0200
Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
> You could create /var/cache/debootstrap for this purpose but I'm not
> convinced that this is needed because if someone really cares about the
> performance of debootstrap runs, it will likely already have optimized
> the download of .deb files by using a package proxy or a local mirror.
> And you already made it easier to reuse proxy settings from APT.
> And again debootstrap is made to work with multiple Debian derivatives
> so a single cache directory does not make a sensible default... my point
> 3 still holds even if it's /var/cache/debootstrap. In theory you want a
> cache directory per "vendor" (debian, ubuntu, kali, etc.).
> All in all I believe that it's not worth the effort.

 Okay, mixture of derivatives is dangerous. I'd forget to set it as default.


 Hideki Yamane     henrich @ debian.org/iijmio-mail.jp

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