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Re: Package Pool Proposal

On Wed, 8 Dec 1999, Michael Stone wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 08, 1999 at 08:14:47PM +0100, Filip Van Raemdonck wrote:
> > Maybe you just don't have enough hdspace on a machine and can't let
> > apt-get from a http (or ftp) source fill /var/cache/apt with the
> > packages you want to install (nfs mounted mirror is a 'file:/' URI and
> > doesn't do this).
> That's a fair reason at the moment. Fixing apt so it downloads in stages
> is a better long-term solution.

Hum? If you have the ability to run a mirror of any sort then you have the
ability to run APT properly - just NFS mount the space you were going to
use for a mirror under /var/cache/apt/archives.


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