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How can I empty var/lib/apt/lists/ in my squashfs.

On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 02:34:19PM -0400, Juergen Fiedler wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to keep my ISO as small as possible and would thus like to 
> have an empty /var/lib/apt/lists (except for partial/, I guess) in my
> filesystem.squashfs.
> I suppose I could have a hook in config/binary_local-hooks that
> unpacks the filesystem, removes the contents of /var/lib/apt/lists and
> then resquashes it, but it seems to me that there ought to be an
> easier way.
> I also found that skipping the apt-get/aptitude update at the end of
> lh_chroot_sources seems to keep /var/lib/apt/lists 'clean', which
> makes sense. Are there any drawbacks to doing that (apart from being
> unable to use 'apt-cache search') and if not, would it maybe make
> sense to make the apt* update optional? 

PS: Using live-helper 1.0~a25-1. Sorry about that.

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