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Re: Debian's problems, Debian's future

On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 09:21:37AM +0100, Otto Wyss wrote:
> It does not avoid it, it does it in a smart way. Just now it needed to
> read less than 100k to get the full Packages (6M) file. This is 15 times
> better than any apt utility does since any downloads the full
> Packages.gz (1.6M). Of course any apt utility could do the same trick as

But you said "use the local mirror first", which implies that you've
still got external archives in the sources.list, no?

Mike Stone

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