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Re: dpkg reassembly of split packages, when to purge

Bill Mitchell writes:

>Richard, either you or I have a misperception on this.  My perception
>is that Ian's not proposing to delete the user's downloaded files.


>Instead, he's asking for input on how long to keep the copies of
>those files which dpkg saves in /var/lib/dpkg in anticipation of the
>user attempting to unpack the fragment which would complete a
>fragmented package.

That is precisely what I'm thinking of.

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