Re: New APT version
On Thu, 21 May 1998, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 1998 at 12:20:51AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Also, I ran into a funny situation the other day... I was updating a machine
> using apt, and there were only 27 MB left on /var, but it wanted to download
> like 48 MB. It said there was not enough free space and quit. So far, it
> looks ok, but the problem is all the URL's were file:/something... it
> doesn't have to *download* things. It just has to install them, doesn't it?
> I didn't look further into this problem, but later I upgraded apt to 0.13,
> and it worked fine.
This probably means your file: URI's are wrong - it can't find them so it
assumes they need downloading. It does account for files that are
downloaded and files that don't need to be in this caclulation.
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