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Re: APT : Packages file to large to download everytime.

Viral <viral@debian.org> immo vero scripsit

> I think it would be a good idea to use a patch file. As in, every time 
> the Packages file is changed, a diff could be made available. So, everday,
> a file called Packages-`date -I` could be released. 
> Hence, everytime the Packages file is updated, a suitable patch could be
> released. Patches upto say 30 revisions could be kept, and if one was way
> out of sync, then the whole Packages file could be downloaded.

I stopped running the cron job, because noone seemed to care about it
and I am not really bothered myself, but something I was trying to do 
can be found on :


and somewhere in my home directory on klecker. Can't remember.

Is this the kind of thing you were trying to say?


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