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Re: apt 0.6 in experimental

Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 03:26:36PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > I also notice that apt downloads the whole Release file each time with
> > apparently no caching. 34kb does take a few seconds extra on dialup.
> > Either this was better before, or the switch to the larger main release
> > file had made the time more apparent.
> #203741

I know, but that doesn't explain why apt can't use the same http
timestamp techniques it uses for other files to avoid re-downloading the
Release file each time.

see shy jo

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