With live-helper, in the configuration file "common", you have a parameter :
# $LH_CACHE: control if downloaded packages should be cached
# (Default: enabled)
So downloaded package stay on your hard drive.
So when you create an image, if it need a package already in the cache, it
will not download it again !!
Only if a new version exist or you need a new package.
On 4/5/07, Chris Lamb <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> "Andrew Donnellan" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I have to use the same a lot as here in Australia
> > internet isn't expensive but just slow - downloading two or three
> > hundred megs for every Live CD I make isn't exactly my idea of fun.
> Another solution is to keep your own copy of the Debian archive somewhere
> on your local network.
> My brother has a cronjob that updates a local copy when he should be
> sleeping. The binary i386 archive changes about 200-300Mb a day
> apparently, but the initial download is obviously rather steep.
> Chris Lamb, Cambridgeshire, UK GPG: 0x634F9A20
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