Re: Packages file under version control
On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 10:10:54AM +0200, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> * Cameron Patrick <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2003-06-03 09:11]:
> > Anything to back this up? I just did and apt-get update/dist-upgrade
> > and it wants to download 86MB of stuff. Considering that I last
> > dist-upgraded my (sid) machine just a few days ago, I suspect that
> > for anyone running unstable the Packages.gz and Sources.gz files will
> > be the tip of the iceberg.
> NACK. Do a "du -h /var/lib/apt/lists" to see what you are really
> speaking about, and compare it to your 86MB.
The lists get stored there uncompressed though. Still, I agree that
apt-get update is a considerable part of the problem.
Michael, petting his internet connection