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Re: apt weirdness?

On Sun, 28 Mar 1999, Alex Romosan wrote:

> hey, what's the deal with apt? since the upgrade to 0.3.3 it doesn't
> seem to clean the /var/cache/apt/archives directory. if i wanted a
> mirror of the debian distribution i would have done it myself. i can
> imagine uses for this kind of behaviour (like just downloading the
> diff's when a new version of a package comes along) but i have a very
> good connection to the outside world so i don't need this (but i need
> the disk space). how can i make apt revert to the old behaviour? i am
> using apt as a method in dselect, if that makes any difference.
> thanks.


The default action for the dselect installer is to do 'autoclean' which
basically maintains a local mirror. This should be changed to prompt I

Put this in /etc/apt/apt.conf

Dselect::Clean "always";

And it will act like it did before


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