> Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > The low hanging fruit here would be to have APT keep packages you had > installed yourself in the cache rather than immediately discarding them as > soon as they're upgraded. This seems to be the case for me. Or perhaps I'm mistaken. Or perhaps I changed a config file somewhere. The reason I think this is that I run apt-move regularly (often after a dist-upgrade but sometimes after a couple of dist-upgrades) to build my local mirror. It has to then go and (optionally) delete the old package versions - which might be totally unrelated to apt cache. I like apt-move a lot simple to use. Very similar to apt-get, apt-cache, etc. Although it only supports one distro (like unstable, testing, stable) not two or all three. I think the next version will support multiple though. cheers zen -- NEW! The Debian Enterprise Project: http://debian-enterprise.org/ Homepage: http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~zenaan/ PGP Key: http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~zenaan/zen.asc Please respect this email's confidentiality as sensibly warranted.
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