Re: APT : Packages file to large to download everytime.
Viral <firstname.lastname@example.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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