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Re: hot to apt-get from two computers to minimize internet traffic?

On Tue 06 Feb 2001, Erik Steffl wrote:

> Is it possible to use one of them as sort of apt-get cache so that the
> common packages are downloaded only once? The way I see it is: one

Mount the /var/cache/apt/archives directory via NFS from one system
on the other, with no_root_squash. And make /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
a symlink to e.g. /tmp/lock, because otherwise you'll get problems with

Paul Slootman
home:       paul@wurtel.net      http://www.wurtel.demon.nl/
work:       paul@murphy.nl       http://www.murphy.nl/
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isdn4linux: paul@isdn4linux.org  http://www.isdn4linux.org/

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