Re: Package Lists and Size
Corrin Lakeland <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> So, i think if there .diff's exist, maybe apt-get can patch the
>> Changes into the files on the client, or a small wrapper arround
>> apt-get can do this..
> Goodness, you are the second person to ask for this in a month. Diff is not
> suitable since there are many versions the file could be diffed against. You
> need rsync, anoncvs, or similar.
> Some of the servers run rsync, which works well for the Packages file, but
> does not work for the packages themselves. Other mirrors do not run rsync
> since it puts extra CPU load on their server. Perhaps you could find/use a
> mirror with public rsync access. To do this, just replace http with rsync in
> your sources.list
With which apt version ?
I don't find any usr/lib/apt/methods/rsync :(