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

On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 10:16:51AM +0100, Paul Slootman wrote:

> 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
> that.

Doing that would essentially disable locking, so you may as well use the
Debug::NoLocking option.

 - mdz

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